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praxis

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prax=is

CIDE DICTIONARY

praxisn. [NL., fr. Gr. , fr. to do. See Practice.].
  •  Use; practice; especially, exercise or discipline for a specific purpose or object.  Wood.  [1913 Webster]
  •  An example or form of exercise, or a collection of such examples, for practice.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

praxis, n.
1 accepted practice or custom.
2 the practising of an art or skill.

Etymology
med.L f. Gk, = doing, f. prasso do

THESAURUS

praxis

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

ROGET THESAURUS

praxis

Grammar

N grammar, accidence, syntax, praxis, punctuation, parts of speech, jussive, syllabication, inflection, case, declension, conjugation, us et norma loquendi, Lindley Murray, correct style, philology.

Action

N action, performance, doing perpetration, exercise, excitation, movement, operation, evolution, work, labor, praxis, execution, procedure, handicraft, business, agency, deed, act, overt act, stitch, touch, gest transaction, job, doings, dealings, proceeding, measure, step, maneuver, bout, passage, move, stroke, blow, coup, coup de main, coup d'etat, tour de force, feat, exploit, achievement, handiwork, workmanship, manufacture, stroke of policy, actor, doing, acting, in action, in harness, on duty, in operation, in the act, in the midst of, in the thick of, red-handed, in flagrante delicto, while one's hand is in, action is eloquence, actions speak louder than words, actum aiunt ne agas, awake, arise, or be forever fall'n, dii pia facta vident, faire sans dire, fare fac, fronte capillata post est occasio calva, our deeds are sometimes better than our thoughts, the great end of life is not knowledge but action, thought is the soul of act, vivre-ce nest pas respirer c'est agir, we live in deeds not years.


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