What is practice?

  • (noun): Knowledge of how something is usually done.
    Example: "It is not the local practice to wear shorts to dinner"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on practice:

Kriya Yoga - Practice
... from Swami Satyananda, it is written, "Kriya sadhana may be thought of as the sadhana of the "practice of being in Atman" ...
David E. Kelley - Television Work - Ally McBeal (1997–2002)
... shepherding his other two shows, Chicago Hope and The Practice, although he was not actively participating in Chicago Hope at the time ... sexy, smart, opinionated, and an emotional wreck." In contrast to The Practice and its idealistic lawyers, the law firm in Ally McBeal was founded only to make money ... Parallel to The Practice, Kelley penned all the scripts for the first season, then brought in other writers in subsequent years although he continued to write many episodes himself ...
David E. Kelley - Television Work - The Practice (1997–2004)
... Ally McBeal on FOX and The Practice on ABC were the first two projects to come from this deal ... as a midseason replacement for the 1996-1997 season, The Practice was Kelley's chance to write another courtroom drama but one focusing on the less glamorous realities of a small law firm ... The Practice would be the first of four successful series by Kelley that were set in Boston, proximal to his hometown of Belmont, Massachusetts ...
University Of Abertay Dundee - Organisation - School of Social and Health Sciences
... the requirements of the BPS, are eligible for entry to postgraduate training for professional practice ... and counselling has a dedicated nursing bay on campus for real clinical practice, as well as a counselling suite for students to practice their therapeutic techniques ...
Wet Nurse - Practice Across Cultures
... The practice of using wet nurses is ancient and common to many cultures ... Lactation inhibits ovulation in some women, thus the practice has a rational basis ...

More definitions of "practice":

  • (noun): A customary way of operation or behavior.
    Example: "It is their practice to give annual raises"
    Synonyms: pattern
  • (verb): Avail oneself to.
    Example: "Practice a religion"; "practice non-violent resistance"
    Synonyms: apply, use
  • (noun): The exercise of a profession.
    Example: "The practice of the law"; "I took over his practice when he retired"
  • (noun): Translating an idea into action.
    Example: "A hard theory to put into practice"
    Synonyms: praxis
  • (verb): Carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions.
    Example: "Practice law"
    Synonyms: practise, exercise, do

Famous quotes containing the word practice:

    Fine art, that exists for itself alone, is art in a final state of impotence. If nobody, including the artist, acknowledges art as a means of knowing the world, then art is relegated to a kind of rumpus room of the mind and the irresponsibility of the artist and the irrelevance of art to actual living becomes part and parcel of the practice of art.
    Angela Carter (1940–1992)

    It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)

    In my practice I’ve seen how people have allowed their humanity to drain away. Only it happens slowly instead of all at once. I didn’t seem to mind.... All of us, a little bit. We harden our hearts. Grow callous. Only when we have to fight to stay human do we realize how precious it is to us, how dear.
    Daniel Mainwaring (1902–1977)