Definition of Practise

1. Verb. Engage in a rehearsal (of). "They will practise the duet"

Exact synonyms: Practice, Rehearse
Category relationships: Performing Arts
Generic synonyms: Do, Execute, Perform
Specialized synonyms: Walk Through, Scrimmage
Derivative terms: Practice, Rehearsal



2. Verb. Carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions. ; "Practice law"
Exact synonyms: Do, Exercise, Practice
Entails: Do Work, Work
Specialized synonyms: Shamanise, Shamanize
Derivative terms: Exercise, Practice

3. Verb. Learn by repetition. "Pianists practice scales"
Exact synonyms: Drill, Exercise, Practice
Generic synonyms: Learn, Read, Study, Take
Derivative terms: Drill, Exercise, Practice

Definition of Practise

1. v. t. & i. See Practice.

Definition of Practise

1. Verb. (transitive British Canada Australia New Zealand Ireland) To repeat as a way of improving one's skill in that activity. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive British Canada Australia New Zealand Ireland) To repeat an activity in this way. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive British Canada Australia New Zealand Ireland) To perform or observe in a habitual fashion. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive British Canada Australia New Zealand Ireland) To pursue (a career, especially law, fine art or medicine). ¹

5. Verb. (intransitive obsolete British Canada Australia New Zealand Ireland) To conspire. ¹

6. Verb. (alternative spelling of practice#Verb practice ''(verb)'') ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Practise

1. to practice [v -TISED, -TISING, -TISES] - See also: practice

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Practise

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practise (current term)
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Literary usage of Practise

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1. The Lancet (1898)
"The converse of that position is of course that any person who is not registered is not entitled to practise or to sue for ..."

2. Individual Differences in Ability and Improvement and Their Correlations by James Crosby Chapman (1914)
"In the color test even though only 15 minutes has been spent in practise, ... In the case of the cancellation practise curve there is a much greater ..."

3. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1913)
"The answer which our material furnishes to the question of how practise affects endurance in the work-curve is thus presented in a comparison of the f's ..."

4. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"Questions of faith and practise were not to be referred to individual congregations. ... The interesting history of this practise and the reasons why Menno ..."

5. The Works of Tobias Smollett by Tobias George Smollett, William Ernest Henley (1900)
"CHAPTER LXX The two Friends eclipse all their Competitors in Gallantry, and practise a pleasant Project of Revenge upon the Physicians of the Place The fame ..."

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