- 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.
praxis definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- 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: Midieval Latin ; from Classical Greek ; from prassein, to do
praxis definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. prax·es
- Practical application or exercise of a branch of learning.
- Habitual or established practice; custom.
Origin: Medieval Latin prāxis, from Greek prāxis, from prāssein, prāg-, to do.