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:

    To know how to be content, and to be so, protects one from disgrace; to know self-restraint and practice it protects one from shame.
    —Chinese proverb.

    Lao-tzu.

    If I had my life over again I should form the habit of nightly composing myself to thoughts of death. I would practise, as it were, the remembrance of death. There is no other practice which so intensifies life. Death, when it approaches, ought not to take one by surprise. It should be part of the full expectancy of life. Without an ever- present sense of death life is insipid. You might as well live on the whites of eggs.
    Muriel Spark (b. 1918)

    Nonwhite and working-class women, if they are ever to identify with the organized women’s movement, must see their own diverse experiences reflected in the practice and policy statements of these predominantly white middle-class groups.
    Kimberly Crenshaw (b. 1959)