Practice

Practice may refer to:

  • Best practice
  • Law firm, a legal practice
  • Medical practice, a company which engages in the practise of medicine
  • Phantom practice, phenomenon in which a person's abilities continue to improve, even without practising
  • Practice (learning method), a method of learning by repetition
  • Practice (social theory), a theoretical term for human action in society* Practice-based professional learning
  • Practice of law
  • Target practice, any exercise in which projectiles are fired at a specified target
  • The Practice, a TV program about a legal practice
  • Spiritual practice
  • Standards and Practices, a conventional, traditional, or otherwise standardised method

Famous quotes containing the word practice:

    My paternal grandmother would not light a fire on the Sabbath and piled all Sunday’s washing-up in a bucket, to be dealt with on Monday morning, because the Sabbath was a day of rest—a practice that made my paternal grandfather, the village atheist, as mad as fire. Nevertheless, he willed five quid to the minister, just to be on the safe side.
    Angela Carter (1940–1992)

    The classroom, with all its limitations, remains a location of possibility. In that field of possibility we have the opportunity to labor for freedom, to demand of ourselves and our comrades, an openness of mind and heart that allows us to face reality even as we collectively imagine ways to move beyond boundaries, to transgress. This is education as the practice of freedom.
    bell hooks (b. c. 1955)

    I am out of practice at living.
    You are as brave as a motorcycle.
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)