- practice, as distinguished from theory; application or use, as of knowledge or skills.
- convention, habit, or custom.
- a set of examples for practice.
Origin of praxis
Examples from the Web for praxis
My colleague Mark Schill at the Praxis Strategy group has calculated the average regional paycheck, adjusted for cost of living.Houston Rising—Why the Next Great American Cities Aren’t What You Think
April 8, 2013
They are interdependent, and rule the ancient order of gnosis and praxis.Mountain Meditations
Associated words: exemplify, exemplification, exemplary, praxis.Putnam's Word Book
Louis A. Flemming
Another difficult word which constantly recurs in the Poetics is prattein or praxis, generally translated 'to act' or 'action'.The Poetics
Praxis, praks′is, n. practice: an example or a collection of examples for exercise: a specimen.
Ideas are symptomatic of human self-constitution, and thus of the languages people have developed in their praxis.The Civilization of Illiteracy</p>
- the practice and practical side of a profession or field of study, as opposed to the theory
- a practical exercise
- accepted practice or custom
Word Origin and History for praxis
1580s, from Medieval Latin praxis "practice, exercise, action" (mid-13c., opposite of theory), from Greek praxis "practice, action, doing," from stem of prassein, prattein "to do, to act" (see practical).