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normal vs practice practice vs normal

normal and practice both are nouns.

normal is an adjective but practice is not an adjective.

normal is not a verb while practice is a verb.

As nouns, practice is a hypernym of normal; that is, practice is a word with a broader meaning than normal and normal is a type of practice with the definitions:
  • something regarded as a normative example
normal (noun) practice (noun)
something regarded as a normative example a customary way of operation or behavior
systematic training by multiple repetitions
translating an idea into action
the exercise of a profession
knowledge of how something is usually done
normal (adjective) practice (adjective)
conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal
in accordance with scientific laws
being approximately average or within certain limits in e.g. intelligence and development
forming a right angle
normal (verb) practice (verb)
carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions
learn by repetition
engage in a rehearsal (of)
avail oneself to
engage in or perform