"practicing" meaning in All languages combined

See practicing on Wiktionary

Adjective [English]

Head templates: {{en-adj|-}} practicing (not comparable)
  1. Actively engaged in a profession. Tags: not-comparable
    Sense id: practicing-en-adj-0BpETBob
  2. Participating in the rituals and mores of a religion. Tags: not-comparable Categories (topical): Religion
    Sense id: practicing-en-adj-DV9GIk01 Disambiguation of Religion: 23 59 18 0 Synonyms (participating in the rituals and mores of a religion): devout Disambiguation of 'participating in the rituals and mores of a religion': 4 96
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Derived forms: nonpracticing

Noun [English]

Head templates: {{en-noun}} practicing (plural practicings) Forms: practicings [plural]
  1. The act of one who practices.
    Sense id: practicing-en-noun-JmC6w2b-

Verb [English]

Head templates: {{head|en|verb form}} practicing
  1. present participle of practice Tags: form-of, participle, present Form of: practice
    Sense id: practicing-en-verb-0M0luIJv

Inflected forms

Alternative forms

Download JSON data for practicing meaning in All languages combined (2.0kB)

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This page is a part of the kaikki.org machine-readable All languages combined dictionary. This dictionary is based on structured data extracted on 2023-01-26 from the enwiktionary dump dated 2023-01-20 using wiktextract.

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