Definition of Practive

1. a. Doing; active.



Definition of Practive

1. practical [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Practive

practicum
practicums
practis'd
practisant
practisants
practise
practised
practiser
practisers
practises
practising
practisour
practisours
practitioner
practitioners
practive (current term)
prad
prads
prae-
praecava
praecavae
praecipe
praecipes
praecocial
praecognita
praecoracoid
praecoracoids
praecordia
praecornu
praecornua

Literary usage of Practive

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1. The Moral Law: Or, The Theory and Practice of Duty; an Ethical Text-book by Edward John Hamilton (1902)
"VI.), may be an exercise of the virtue of beneficence. There is need here of the distinction which recognizes practive and ..."

2. Commentaries on American Law by James Kent (1873)
"The rules of practive in admiralty cases, on the instance side of the district court, ... The practive Act of June 1, 1872, ยง 5, provides that the practice, ..."

3. A commentary on the Gospels for the Sundays and other holy days of the by William Denton (1862)
"John doth resemble runt, that is repeated the second, the the contemplative, Peter the practive. thirteenth, and the fifteenth verses, The contemplative ..."

4. An Etymological and Explanatory Dictionary of Words Derived from the Latin by Richard Harrison Black (1825)
"As a noun, exercise is applied to the powers of the body or mind, and practive to the mechanical operations : we speak of the exercise of the memory, ..."

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