His first instructor in Los Angeles looked like Doris Day, and he's practiced twice a day ever since.
In his practiced hands, legal arcana become as transparent as glass.
Lamont had resigned from a country club, not because it practiced discrimination but because he felt it was not diverse enough.
They practiced ceremonial cannibalism, believing the hearts of their victims would imbue them with power.
Rather than a knock at the door to gain entry, you have be practiced in the art of climbing a tree.
No corrective offers for the many that may be practiced under this system.
Those features are accentuated and exaggerated by the deformations which are practiced.
He believed in the Golden Rule and he practiced it--not only in church, but in business.
Abortion is practiced throughout Hungary by women of all the nationalities.
Casting proper, in regularly constructed molds, was practiced only by the more cultured races, such as the Peruvians.
c.1400, "to do, act;" early 15c., "to follow or employ; to carry on a profession," especially medicine, from Old French pratiser, practiser "to practice," alteration of practiquer, from Medieval Latin practicare "to do, perform, practice," from Late Latin practicus "practical," from Greek praktikos "practical" (see practical).
From early 15c. as "to perform repeatedly to acquire skill, to learn by repeated performance;" mid-15c. as "to perform, to work at, exercise." Related: Practiced; practicing.
early 15c., practise, "practical application," originally especially of medicine but also alchemy, education, etc.; from Old French pratiser, from Medieval Latin practicare (see practice (v.)). From early 15c. often assimilated in spelling to nouns in -ice. Also as practic, which survived in parallel into 19c.
practice prac·tice (prāk'tĭs)
v. prac·ticed, prac·tic·ing, prac·tic·es
To engage in the profession of medicine or one of the allied health professions. n.
The exercise of the profession of medicine.
The business of a practicing physician or group of physicians, including facilities and customary patients.