Definition of practical

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • practical is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 15
  • practical is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 15
  • practical is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 19

Definition of practical


  • guided by practical experience and observation rather than theory (adjective)

    Examples

    1. completely practical in his approach to business

    Synonyms

    1. hard-nosed
    2. hardheaded
    3. pragmatic
  • being actually such in almost every respect (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a practical failure

    Synonyms

    1. virtual
  • concerned with actual use or practice (adjective)

    Examples

    1. he is a very practical person
    2. the idea had no practical application
    3. a practical knowledge of Japanese
    4. woodworking is a practical art
  • having or put to a practical purpose or use (adjective)

    Examples

    1. practical mathematics
    2. practical applications of calculus

See definition of practical in Merriam Webster

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