v. practice; drill; engage in preparation for a public performance
You can rehearse your presentation to make sure that it fits within a certain time frame.
Sentence in Classic:
They all helped one another with humorous attentiveness, as though they had all agreed to rehearse a sort of artless farce.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
Meg rose as she spoke, and was just going to rehearse the dignified exit, when a step in the hall made her fly into her seat and begin to sew as fast as if her life depended on finishing that particular seam in a given time.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
Maddox that I shall shorten some of his speeches, and a great many of my own, before we rehearse together.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
It surprised him to see that the play which he had known at rehearsals for a disjointed lifeless thing had suddenly assumed a life of its own.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
She sent to ask him to come to her immediately; with a throbbing heart she awaited him, rehearsing to herself the words in which she would tell him all, and the expressions of love with which he would console her.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But as soon as Denisov smiled at him Petya brightened up, blushed with pleasure, forgot the official manner he had been rehearsing, and began telling him how he had already been in a battle near Vyazma and how a certain hussar had distinguished himself there.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
One sent forth the praises of Athelstane in a doleful panegyric; another, in a Saxon genealogical poem, rehearsed the uncouth and harsh names of his noble ancestry.