verb (used with or without object), prac·tised, prac·tis·ing. British.
Related formsmis·prac·tise, noun, verb, mis·prac·tised, mis·prac·tis·ing.pre·prac·tise, verb, pre·prac·tised, pre·prac·tis·ing.
Definition for practise (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), prac·ticed, prac·tic·ing.
verb (used without object), prac·ticed, prac·tic·ing.
Origin of practice
SYNONYMS FOR practice
Examples from the Web for practise
University professors, stout majors, rising early in the morning, hire boys and practise back-handers and half-volleys.Idle Ideas in 1905|Jerome K. Jerome
We have now in practise over 2,000 lawyers and a corresponding number of doctors.Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence|Various
Students should practise them so as to become familiar with the relations between weight and volume.A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.|Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
What skill did she not practise, what devices of taste not display, to cover over the hard features of their stern poverty!Davenport Dunn, Volume 1 (of 2)|Charles James Lever
The tactical lessons conned in his tent would vanish in a sort of stage-fright when he tried to practise them in public.Military Reminiscences of the Civil War V1|Jacob Dolson Cox
British Dictionary definitions for practise (1 of 2)
Word Origin for practise
British Dictionary definitions for practise (2 of 2)
Word Origin for practice
Medicine definitions for practise
Idioms and Phrases with practise
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