Definition of Praxis

1. Noun. Translating an idea into action. "Differences between theory and praxis of communism"

Exact synonyms: Practice
Generic synonyms: Effectuation, Implementation



Definition of Praxis

1. n. Use; practice; especially, exercise or discipline for a specific purpose or object.

Definition of Praxis

1. Noun. The practical application of any branch of learning. ¹

2. Noun. (philosophy) The synthesis of theory and practice, without presuming the primacy of either. ¹

3. Noun. Custom or established practice. ¹

4. Noun. An example or form of exercise, or a collection of such examples, for practice. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Praxis

1. practical use of a branch of learning [n PRAXISES or PRAXES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Praxis

prawner
prawners
prawning
prawnlike
prawns
prawny
praxeological
praxeologically
praxeologies
praxeologist
praxeologists
praxeology
praxes
praxinoscope
praxinoscopes
praxis (current term)
praxises
pray
pray in aid
pray tell
pray to the porcelain god
praya
prayed
prayer
prayer beads
prayer book
prayer books
prayer mat
prayer mats
prayer meeting

Literary usage of Praxis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1801)
"The praxis here offered, is not a theoretical fabric depending on a few unexplained axioms, but a prac- '/cal system built on the language of the day, ..."

2. The Institutes of English Grammar, Methodically Arranged: With Forms of by Goold Brown, Henry Kiddle (1873)
"In the Third praxis, it is required oj tlie pupil—to classify and analyze the sentence as in the preceding praxis ¡ to point out, in addition, the adjuncts ..."

3. The New Englander by William Lathrop Kingsley (1872)
"We regret not to have found time to examine it in detail. praxis; comprising a summary of the principles of Logical Science md ..."

4. The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown (1851)
"praxis III.—ETYMOLOGICAL. Хл the Third praxis, it is required of the pupil—to distinguish and define the ^different parts of speech, and the classes and ..."

5. Elements of Logic: Designed as a Manual of Instruction by Henry Coppée (1860)
"EXAMPLES FOR praxis. Logical praxis consists in the application of the rules of ... The following examples for praxis are designed to give ease and logical ..."

6. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1872)
"HENRY N. DAY'S LOGICAL praxis * is an attractive volume of 148 pages, ... Logical praxis; comprising a summary of the principles of Logical Science and c ..."

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