The practise was a common one, and machinery manufacturers followed the same plan.
Yes, but then we must follow her directions and practise the sacraments she orders!
His father was desirous that he should practise the law; but after a short study of this Pinelli resumed his favourite pursuits.
Then he had applied to the court and received a license to practise—that was all.
"Come and practise it to me, if your mother will be so kind as to bring you," said Peter Sherringham.
While studying at Barcelona, he wished to practise his former penances.
And, to practise poetry is not there as here, heinous to one's friends.
I had picked out the very words in his own handwriting to practise from.
On some occasions novel engagements are pleasing; and thus we practise them again, and acquire a habit of performing them.
Since he did not practise, much of the proper gear was absent.
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.