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English verb: practise

1. practise (creation) engage in a rehearsal (of)


ExamplesThey will practise the duet


Synonymspractice, rehearse


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)do, execute, perform


Narrower (hyponym)scrimmage, walk through


Domain categoryperforming arts

2. practise (social) carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions


SamplesPractice law.


Synonymsdo, exercise, practice


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Narrower (hyponym)shamanise, shamanize


Entaildo work, work

3. practise (cognition) learn by repetition


SamplesWe drilled French verbs every day.
Pianists practice scales.


Synonymsdrill, exercise, practice


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)learn, read, study, take









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