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Another word for practical

  1. Resulting from experience or practice

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  2. Serving or capable of serving a useful purpose

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  3. Having or indicating an awareness of things as they really are

  4. Involved in the essential nature of something but not shown or developed

      1. Existing or resulting in essence or effect though not in actual fact, form, or name:
      2. Existing in the mind, especially as a product of the imagination. Used in literary criticism of a text.
      3. Created, simulated, or carried on by means of a computer or computer network:
      1. Implied or understood though not directly expressed:
      2. Contained in the nature of something though not readily apparent:
      3. Having no doubts or reservations; unquestioning:
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Synonym Study

  • today it is but one of the practical applications of the science
  • 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
  • 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