Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb practice

5 senses of practice

Sense 1
practice, practise, exercise, do -- (carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions; "practice law")

Sense 2
drill, exercise, practice, practise -- (learn by repetition; "We drilled French verbs every day"; "Pianists practice scales")
       => learn, study, read, take -- (be a student of a certain subject; "She is reading for the bar exam")

Sense 3
rehearse, practise, practice -- (engage in a rehearsal (of))
       => perform, execute, do -- (carry out or perform an action; "John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters"; "the skater executed a triple pirouette"; "she did a little dance")

Sense 4
practice, apply, use -- (avail oneself to; "apply a principle"; "practice a religion"; "use care when going down the stairs"; "use your common sense"; "practice non-violent resistance")

Sense 5
commit, practice -- (engage in or perform; "practice safe sex"; "commit a random act of kindness")
       => prosecute, engage, pursue -- (carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in; "She pursued many activities"; "They engaged in a discussion")

Antonyms of adj practiced

2 senses of practiced

Sense 1
adept, expert, good, practiced, proficient, skillful, skilful -- (having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude; "adept in handicrafts"; "an adept juggler"; "an expert job"; "a good mechanic"; "a practiced marksman"; "a proficient engineer"; "a lesser-known but no less skillful composer"; "the effect was achieved by skillful retouching")

INDIRECT (VIA skilled) -> unskilled -- (not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency; "unskilled in the art of rhetoric"; "an enthusiastic but unskillful mountain climber"; "unskilled labor"; "workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities"; "unskilled workmanship")

Sense 2
practiced, practised -- (skillful after much practice)

INDIRECT (VIA experienced) -> inexperienced, inexperient -- (lacking practical experience or training)

Similarity of adj practiced

2 senses of practiced

Sense 1
adept, expert, good, practiced, proficient, skillful, skilful -- (having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude; "adept in handicrafts"; "an adept juggler"; "an expert job"; "a good mechanic"; "a practiced marksman"; "a proficient engineer"; "a lesser-known but no less skillful composer"; "the effect was achieved by skillful retouching")
       => skilled (vs. unskilled) -- (having or showing or requiring special skill; "only the most skilled gymnasts make an Olympic team"; "a skilled surgeon has many years of training and experience"; "a skilled reconstruction of her damaged elbow"; "a skilled trade")

Sense 2
practiced, practised -- (skillful after much practice)
       => experienced (vs. inexperienced), experient -- (having experience; having knowledge or skill from observation or participation)

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