the actual application or use of an idea, belief, or method, as opposed to theories relating to it.
- example: "the principles and practice of teaching"
- synonyms: application, exercise, use, operation, implementation, execution, enactment, action, doing
carry out or perform (a particular activity, method, or custom) repeatedly or regularly in order to improve or maintain one's proficiency.
- example: "I need to practice my French"
- synonyms: rehearse, run through, go through, go over, work on, work at, observe, follow, exercise