From English practise, from Middle English practizen, a variant of practisen, from Middle French pratiser, practiser, from Medieval Latin practizo, from Late Latin practico (“to do, perform, execute, propose, practise, exercise, be conversant with, contrive, conspire, etc.”), from prāctica (“practical affairs", "business”), from Ancient Greek πρᾱκτική (prāktikḗ), from πρᾱκτικός (prāktikós, “practical”), from πρᾱ́σσειν (prā́ssein, “to do”).
- Hyphenation: prak‧tis
- to practise; to repeat (an activity) as a way of improving one's skill in that activity
- to show up for practice or rehearsal
For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:praktis.