Related formsnon·prac·ticed, adjectivewell-prac·ticed, adjective
Definition for practiced (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), prac·ticed, prac·tic·ing.
verb (used without object), prac·ticed, prac·tic·ing.
Origin of practice
Examples from the Web for practiced
They practiced ceremonial cannibalism, believing the hearts of their victims would imbue them with power.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The dire fatalism that dominated the discourse then is gone, replaced largely with a practiced apathy.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And when safe sex is practiced, he feels there is little to fear.Risky Business or None of Your Business? Gay XXX Films and the Condom Question|Aurora Snow|November 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Comedy at its best, as George Carlin practiced it, holds a mirror up to society in a harsh light.
Since the 10th century, Bulgaria has practiced varying forms of prevention to keep vampires from coming back to life.
He then went to Jefferson, Jackson County, where he opened an office, and practiced medicine for many years.Stories Of Georgia|Joel Chandler Harris
They practiced what he had preached to a mightier race, practiced it with a thoroughness beyond the kind of man to comprehend.Happy Ending|Fredric Brown
To the practiced eyes of Dr. Trousseau these signs were apparent where I could not perceive them until he laid his finger on them.Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands|Charles Nordhoff
Finally he settled down in Vilvorde, where he practiced medicine and chemistry until his death (in 164-4).An Epitome of the History of Medicine|Roswell Park
He was a trustee of Alexandria and practiced law there and in Winchester.The Fairfax County Courthouse|Ross D. Netherton
British Dictionary definitions for practiced
Word Origin for practice
Medicine definitions for practiced
Idioms and Phrases with practiced
In addition to the idioms beginning with practice
- practice makes perfect
- practice what you preach
- in practice
- make a practice of
- out of practice
- put into practice
- sharp practice