After receiving his bachelor's degree, Blankfein returned to Harvard for law school, then practiced as a tax lawyer.
In his practiced hands, legal arcana become as transparent as glass.
They practiced ceremonial cannibalism, believing the hearts of their victims would imbue them with power.
Baugh hopped out and towed it a block away with practiced speed and ease.
David A. Graham on the clues that gave him away, and how the U.S. Navy practiced for the raid.
No corrective offers for the many that may be practiced under this system.
The touch was not his—neither so practiced, so brilliant, nor so sure.
He believed in the Golden Rule and he practiced it--not only in church, but in business.
Both methods are practiced, but the former is believed to be preferable.
Casting proper, in regularly constructed molds, was practiced only by the more cultured races, such as the Peruvians.
c.1400, "to do, act;" early 15c., "to follow or employ; to carry on a profession," especially medicine, from Old French pratiser, practiser "to practice," alteration of practiquer, from Medieval Latin practicare "to do, perform, practice," from Late Latin practicus "practical," from Greek praktikos "practical" (see practical).
From early 15c. as "to perform repeatedly to acquire skill, to learn by repeated performance;" mid-15c. as "to perform, to work at, exercise." Related: Practiced; practicing.
early 15c., practise, "practical application," originally especially of medicine but also alchemy, education, etc.; from Old French pratiser, from Medieval Latin practicare (see practice (v.)). From early 15c. often assimilated in spelling to nouns in -ice. Also as practic, which survived in parallel into 19c.
practice prac·tice (prāk'tĭs)
v. prac·ticed, prac·tic·ing, prac·tic·es
To engage in the profession of medicine or one of the allied health professions. n.
The exercise of the profession of medicine.
The business of a practicing physician or group of physicians, including facilities and customary patients.