Definition for practice

noun as in routine, usual procedure

noun as in exercise, application

noun as in business; clientele of business

Strongest matches

career, work

verb as in repeat action to improve

verb as in carry out; undertake

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Example Sentences

On the other hand, if global emissions drop, deforestation decreases, and better fire management practices are applied locally, fires may not increase as much.

From Vox

The only thing we receive are updates related to the Patrick Henry cheer program along with practice information that are signed by Patrick Henry Head Cheer Coach Jill Clark.

As confusing as the TikTok tie-up with Oracle may seem, there are precedents to the practice of having a “trusted” local partner manage parts of your business—look no further than China.

From Quartz

The organization also did not respond when asked if it had investigated or planned to investigate potential racial disparities in discharge practices.

Hardly any states followed the practices that had worked well elsewhere.

As a means of preventing tooth decay in those cities that do fluoridate, the practice certainly looks like a success.

Back in New York, the slow pace and inward focus of her yoga practice was less fulfilling.

The men use the dolls to practice the basics of caring for babies.

But in 1969, a longstanding practice was challenged—its ban on women.

DeCrow would come to lead a movement against this practice, suing the Hotel Syracuse in 1969 and calling for protests and sit-ins.

Many so-called "humming tones" are given for practice, but in accepting them observe whether the foregoing principle is obeyed.

Selections for practice should be chosen which contain much variety of thought and feeling and are smooth in movement.

In connection with this step the practice of melodies is useful, if one has musical taste.

In practice we find a good deal of technical study comes into the college stage.

It is clear, therefore, that the reserve reduction contemplated by the act will not be realized in practice.


On this page you'll find 261 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to practice, such as: form, habit, method, proceeding, process, and rule.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.