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Praxis definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PRAX'IS, n. [L. from the Gr. See Practice.] Use; practice.
1. An example or form to teach practice.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: translating an idea into action; "a hard theory to put into practice"; "differences between theory and praxis of communism" [syn: practice, praxis]

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural praxes) Etymology: Medieval Latin, from Greek, doing, action, from prassein to do, practice more at practical Date: 1581 1. action, practice: as a. exercise or practice of an art, science, or skill b. customary practice or conduct 2. practical application of a theory

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 accepted practice or custom. 2 the practising of an art or skill. Etymology: med.L f. Gk, = doing, f. prasso do

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Praxis Prax"is, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to do. See Practice.] 1. Use; practice; especially, exercise or discipline for a specific purpose or object. ``The praxis and theory of music.'' --Wood. 2. An example or form of exercise, or a collection of such examples, for practice.

Moby Thesaurus

act, acting, action, actions, activism, activity, acts, address, affectation, air, automatism, bad habit, bearing, behavior, behavior pattern, behavioral norm, behavioral science, bon ton, carriage, characteristic, comportment, conduct, conformity, consuetude, convention, creature of habit, culture pattern, custom, demeanor, deportment, doing, doings, employment, established way, etiquette, exercise, fashion, folkway, force of habit, function, functioning, gestures, goings-on, guise, habit, habit pattern, habitude, maintien, manner, manners, method, methodology, methods, mien, modus vivendi, mores, motions, movements, moves, observable behavior, observance, occupation, operation, operations, pattern, peculiarity, play, poise, port, pose, posture, practice, prescription, presence, procedure, proceeding, proper thing, ritual, second nature, social convention, social science, standard behavior, standard usage, standing custom, stereotype, stereotyped behavior, style, swing, tactics, time-honored practice, tone, tradition, trick, usage, use, way, way of life, ways, what is done, wont, wonting, work, working, workings




 


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