Origin of practicMiddle French practique from Late Latin practicus: see practice
- A person concerned with action or practice, as opposed to one concerned with theory.
(comparative more practic, superlative most practic)
- (archaic) Practical.
From Old French, from Late Latin practicus (“active"), from Ancient Greek Ï€ÏÎ±ÎºÏ„Î¹ÎºÏŒÏ‚ (praktikÃ³s, “of or pertaining to action, concerned with action or business, active, practical"), from Ï€ÏÎ¬ÏƒÏƒÏ‰ (prassÅ, “I do").