practise

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practise is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
practise

Other spellings[change]

Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
practise

Third-person singular
practises

Past tense
practised

Past participle
practised

Present participle
practising

  1. If you practise something, you do it again and again to improve your ability.
    The class was going to practise writing skills for homework.
    When I got my first guitar, I practised until my fingers fell off.

Usage notes[change]

In the United States, practice is both a verb and a noun. In the UK and Australia, practise is a verb and practice is a noun. Canada uses both systems.