- Praxis is defined as an accepted practice or custom, or an idea translated into action, or something in reality rather than something in theory.
- Fasting as a result of your Christian faith and to atone for your sins is an example of praxis.
- Living the principles of communism instead of just theoretically discussing those principles and strategizingabout whether they will work is an example of praxis.
- practice, as distinguished from theory, of an art, science, etc.
- established practice; custom
- Now Rare a set of examples or exercises, as in grammar
Origin of praxisMedieval Latin ; from Classical Greek ; from prassein, to do
- Practical application or exercise of a branch of learning.
- Habitual or established practice; custom.
Origin of praxisMedieval Latin prāxis, from Greek, from prāssein, prāg-, to do.
From Ancient Greek πρᾶξις (praksis, “action, activity, practice”)