Praxis Definition

prăksĭs
praxes
noun
Practice, as distinguished from theory, of an art, science, etc.
Webster's New World
Established practice; custom.
Webster's New World
A set of examples or exercises, as in grammar.
Webster's New World
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 strategizing about whether they will work is an example of praxis.
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Other Word Forms of Praxis

Noun

Singular:
praxis
Plural:
praxes

Origin of Praxis

  • Medieval Latin prāxis from Greek from prāssein prāg- to do

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek πρᾶξις (praksis, “action, activity, practice")

    From Wiktionary

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