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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Practice \Prac"tice\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Practiced; p. pr. & vb. n. Practicing.] [Often written practise, practised, practising.] 1. To do or perform frequently, customarily, or habitually; to make a practice of; as, to practice gaming. "Incline not my heart . . . practice wicked works." --Ps. cxli. 4. [1913 Webster] 2. To exercise, or follow, as a profession, trade, art, etc., as, to practice law or medicine. [1913 Webster] 2. To exercise one's self in, for instruction or improvement, or to acquire discipline or dexterity; as, to practice gunnery; to practice music. [1913 Webster] 4. To put into practice; to carry out; to act upon; to commit; to execute; to do. "Aught but Talbot's shadow whereon to practice your severity." --Shak. [1913 Webster] As this advice ye practice or neglect. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 5. To make use of; to employ. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] In malice to this good knight's wife, I practiced Ubaldo and Ricardo to corrupt her. --Massinger. [1913 Webster] 6. To teach or accustom by practice; to train. [1913 Webster] In church they are taught to love God; after church they are practiced to love their neighbor. --Landor. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

29 Moby Thesaurus words for "practicing": acting, active, behavioral, compliant, conforming, conscientious, constant, devoted, devout, duteous, dutiful, faithful, functional, functioning, inaction, loyal, meticulous, mindful, observant, operating, operational, performing, punctilious, punctual, regardful, scrupulous, serving, true, working