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Synonyms for practice

Synonyms for practice

to do or perform repeatedly so as to master

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to subject to or engage in forms of exertion in order to train, strengthen, or condition

to work at, especially as a profession

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repetition of an action so as to develop or maintain one's skill

a working at a profession or occupation

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Synonyms for practice

translating an idea into action

knowledge of how something is usually done

carry out or practice

learn by repetition

engage in a rehearsal (of)

avail oneself to

engage in or perform

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For, as to that infamous practice of acquiring great employments by dancing on the ropes, or badges of favour and distinction by leaping over sticks and creeping under them, the reader is to observe, that they were first introduced by the grandfather of the emperor now reigning, and grew to the present height by the gradual increase of party and faction.
We may be assured by past experience, that such a practice would be introduced by future contrivances; and both by that and a common knowledge of human affairs, that it would nourish unceasing animosities, and not improbably terminate in serious interruptions of the public tranquillity.
In Germany it is a law of the empire, that the princes and states shall not lay tolls or customs on bridges, rivers, or passages, without the consent of the emperor and the diet; though it appears from a quotation in an antecedent paper, that the practice in this, as in many other instances in that confederacy, has not followed the law, and has produced there the mischiefs which have been foreseen here.
Todd’s practice, and his success with the leg, he was not a little appalled on entering the hall of the mansion-house.
While speaking, Elnathan placed a pair of large iron-rimmed spectacles on his face, where they dropped, as it were by long practice, to the extremity of his slim pug nose; and, if they were of no service as assistants to his eyes, neither were they any impediment to his vision; for his little gray organs were twinkling above them like two stars emerging from the envious cover of a cloud.
And he was not going to have his vanities provoked by contact with the showy worldly successes of the capital, but to live among people who could hold no rivalry with that pursuit of a great idea which was to be a twin object with the assiduous practice of his profession.
But results which depend on human conscience and intelligence work slowly, and now at the end of 1829, most medical practice was still strutting or shambling along the old paths, and there was still scientific work to be done which might have seemed to be a direct sequence of Bichat's.
He was certainly a happy fellow at this time: to be seven-and-twenty, without any fixed vices, with a generous resolution that his action should be beneficent, and with ideas in his brain that made life interesting quite apart from the cultus of horseflesh and other mystic rites of costly observance, which the eight hundred pounds left him after buying his practice would certainly not have gone far in paying for.
To allow CPAs a wider range of professional mobility and opportunity the Uniform Accountancy Act (UAA) introduced "substantial equivalency" to ensure that all CPAs are licensed and regulated equally regardless of where they practice or who employs them.
Elizabeth Andrews states in the preface of Muscle Management for Musicians, that it is a follow-up, as well as an update to her previous book, Healthy Practice for Musicians.
Thus, as part of this early planning, CPAs setting up a practice should consider organizing it as an S corp or LLP to facilitate asset sales, maximize flexibility and avoid adverse tax consequences.
The rush to earlier retirement is aided by the changing character of medical practice, including sub-specialization, consolidation of small practices into larger groups, the trend toward consumerism and a relative decline in income in many specialties.
The influence of the evidence-based practice movement has begun to change the landscape of both social work practice and intervention research.
Becoming well known in a community as an implant practice takes months of planning and years of perfection.
In developing a roadmap to transform the project effort into ongoing practice to meet Securities and Exchange (SEC) requirements, executives and boards are carefully evaluating how they can elevate their practices to best practices that exceed shareholder expectations and provide competitive advantage.