Definitions English

  • Of, relating to, governed by, or acquired through practice or action, rather than theory, speculation, or ideals: gained practical experience of sailing as a deck hand.
  • Manifested in or involving practice: practical applications of calculus.
  • Actually engaged in a specified occupation or a certain kind of work; practicing.
  • Capable of or suitable to being used or put into effect; useful: practical knowledge of Japanese. See Usage Note at practicable.
  • Concerned with the production or operation of something useful: Woodworking is a practical art.
  • Level-headed, efficient, and unspeculative.
  • Being actually so in almost every respect; virtual: a practical disaster.