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Practive vs. Practise

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Practiveadjective

(obsolete) Doing; active.

Practiseverb

(transitive) To repeat (an activity) as a way of improving one's skill in that activity.

‘You should practise playing piano every day.’;

Practiveadjective

Doing; active.

‘The preacher and the people both,Then practively did thrive.’;

Practiseverb

(intransitive) To repeat an activity in this way.

‘If you want to speak French well, you need to practise.’;

Practiseverb

(transitive) To perform or observe in a habitual fashion.

‘They gather to practise religion every Saturday.’;

Practiseverb

(transitive) To pursue (a career, especially law, fine art or medicine).

‘She practised law for forty years before retiring.’;

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Practiseverb

To conspire.

Practiseverb

To put into practice; to carry out; to act upon; to commit; to execute; to do.

Practiseverb

To make use of; to employ.

Practiseverb

To teach or accustom by practice; to train.

Practisenoun

misspelling of practice

Practiseverb

See Practice.

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Practiseverb

engage in a rehearsal (of)

Practiseverb

carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions;

‘practice law’;

Practiseverb

learn by repetition;

‘We drilled French verbs every day’; ‘Pianists practice scales’;

Practiseverb

perform (an activity) or exercise (a skill) repeatedly or regularly in order to acquire, improve or maintain proficiency in it

‘I need to practise my French’; ‘they were practising for the Olympics’;

Practiseverb

carry out or perform (a particular activity, method, or custom) habitually or regularly

‘we still practise some of these rituals today’;

Practiseverb

actively pursue or be engaged in (a particular profession or occupation)

‘he practised as a barrister’; ‘he began to practise law’;

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Practiseverb

observe the teaching and rules of (a particular religion).

Practiseverb

scheme or plot for an evil purpose

‘what a tangled web we weave when we first practise to deceive’;

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