Another word for practical
matter-of-fact, pragmatic, unimaginative, solid, practicable, feasible, workable, functional, useful, sound, sound-thinking, down-to-earth, unromantic, unsentimental, unidealistic, hardheaded, realistic, sensible, sane, reasonable, rational, to one's advantage, operative, utilitarian, possible, usable, serviceable, efficient, effective, working, nuts-and-bolts*, with both feet on the ground*.
practical, when used of things, stresses usefulness and effectiveness as tested by actual experience, and when used of people, stresses a sensible, realistic approach to life or to the particular circumstances; practicable is used of something that appears to be capable of being done or put into effect, but has not yet been developed or tried before the era of electronics, television did not seem practicable; today it is but one of the practical applications of the science
Another word for practicaladjective
Resulting from experience or practice:practiced. See knowledge
Serving or capable of serving a useful purpose:functional, handy, practicable, serviceable, useful, utilitarian. See used
Having or indicating an awareness of things as they really are:down-to-earth, hard, hardheaded, matter-of-fact, objective, pragmatic, pragmatical, prosaic, realistic, sober, tough-minded, unromantic. See excite, real
Involved in the essential nature of something but not shown or developed:implicit, virtual. See be, show