Definitions for study

Definitions for (noun) study

Main entry: survey, study

Definition: a detailed critical inspection

Main entry: sketch, study

Definition: preliminary drawing for later elaboration

Usage: he made several studies before starting to paint

Main entry: study

Definition: a room used for reading and writing and studying

Usage: he knocked lightly on the closed door of the study

Main entry: study

Definition: a state of deep mental absorption

Usage: she is in a deep study

Main entry: work, study

Definition: applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)

Usage: mastering a second language requires a lot of work; no schools offer graduate study in interior design

Main entry: study, cogitation

Definition: attentive consideration and meditation

Usage: after much cogitation he rejected the offer

Main entry: field, field of study, study, subject, subject area, subject field, bailiwick, discipline

Definition: a branch of knowledge

Usage: in what discipline is his doctorate?; teachers should be well trained in their subject; anthropology is the study of human beings

Main entry: study

Definition: a composition intended to develop one aspect of the performer's technique

Usage: a study in spiccato bowing

Main entry: study, written report, report

Definition: a written document describing the findings of some individual or group

Usage: this accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale

Main entry: study

Definition: someone who memorizes quickly and easily (as the lines for a part in a play)

Usage: he is a quick study

Definitions for (verb) study

Main entry: take, study, read, learn

Definition: be a student of a certain subject

Usage: She is reading for the bar exam

Main entry: hit the books, study

Definition: learn by reading books

Usage: He is studying geology in his room; I have an exam next week; I must hit the books now

Main entry: study

Definition: be a student; follow a course of study; be enrolled at an institute of learning

Main entry: study, examine, analyse, analyze, canvas, canvass

Definition: consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning

Usage: analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare; analyze the evidence in a criminal trial; analyze your real motives

Main entry: study, meditate, contemplate

Definition: think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes

Usage: He is meditating in his study

Main entry: consider, study

Definition: give careful consideration to

Usage: consider the possibility of moving

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