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Practice

Definition

[n] a customary way of operation or behavior; "it is their practice to give annual raises"; "they changed their dietary pattern"
[n] translating an idea into action; "a hard theory to put into practice"; "differences between theory and praxis of communism"
[n] the exercise of a profession; "the practice of the law"; "I took over his practice when he retired"
[n] systematic training by multiple repetitions; "practice makes perfect"
[n] knowledge of how something is customarily done; "it is not the local practice to wear shorts to dinner"
[v] learn by repetition
[v] engage in a rehearsal (of)
[v] avail oneself to; "apply a principle"; "practice a religion"; "use care when going down the stairs"; "use your common sense"; "practice non-violent resistance"
[v] carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions; "practice law"

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