practice makes perfect

Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of practice makes perfect

used to say that people become better at something if they do it often
  • If you want to be a good writer, you should write every day. Remember, practice makes perfect.

Word by Word Definitions

practice play
  1. : carry out, apply

  2. : to do or perform often, customarily, or habitually

  3. : to be professionally engaged in

  1. : actual performance or application

  2. : a repeated or customary action

  3. : the usual way of doing something

make play makes
  1. : behave, act

  2. : to begin or seem to begin (an action)

  3. : to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone

  1. : the manner or style in which a thing is constructed

  2. : brand

  3. : the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person

perfect play
  1. : being entirely without fault or defect : flawless

  2. : satisfying all requirements : accurate

  3. : corresponding to an ideal standard or abstract concept

  1. : to bring to final form

  2. : to make perfect : improve, refine

  1. : the perfect tense of a language


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