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(1):

(v. t.) To make use of; to employ.

(2):

(v. t.) To teach or accustom by practice; to train.

(3):

(v. t.) To exercise, or follow, as a profession, trade, art, etc., as, to practice law or medicine.

(4):

(v. t.) To do or perform frequently, customarily, or habitually; to make a practice of; as, to practice gaming.

(5):

(v. i.) To perform certain acts frequently or customarily, either for instruction, profit, or amusement; as, to practice with the broadsword or with the rifle; to practice on the piano.

(6):

(v. t.) To put into practice; to carry out; to act upon; to commit; to execute; to do.

(7):

(v. t.) To exercise one's self in, for instruction or improvement, or to acquire discipline or dexterity; as, to practice gunnery; to practice music.

(8):

(v. i.) To try artifices or stratagems.

(9):

(n.) A easy and concise method of applying the rules of arithmetic to questions which occur in trade and business.

(10):

(n.) Skillful or artful management; dexterity in contrivance or the use of means; art; stratagem; artifice; plot; - usually in a bad sense.

(11):

(n.) Application of science to the wants of men; the exercise of any profession; professional business; as, the practice of medicine or law; a large or lucrative practice.

(12):

(n.) Systematic exercise for instruction or discipline; as, the troops are called out for practice; she neglected practice in music.

(13):

(n.) Actual performance; application of knowledge; - opposed to theory.

(14):

(v. i.) To learn by practice; to form a habit.

(15):

(n.) Customary or constant use; state of being used.

(16):

(n.) Frequently repeated or customary action; habitual performance; a succession of acts of a similar kind; usage; habit; custom; as, the practice of rising early; the practice of making regular entries of accounts; the practice of daily exercise.

(17):

(v. i.) To apply theoretical science or knowledge, esp. by way of experiment; to exercise or pursue an employment or profession, esp. that of medicine or of law.

(18):

(n.) The form, manner, and order of conducting and carrying on suits and prosecutions through their various stages, according to the principles of law and the rules laid down by the courts.

(19):

(n.) Skill or dexterity acquired by use; expertness.

Bibliography Information
Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Practice'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​web/​p/practice.html. 1828.
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