study

  • 1 study — [stud′ē] n. pl. studies [ME studie < OFr estudie < L studium, zeal, study < studere, to busy oneself about, apply oneself to, study, orig., prob., to aim toward, strike at, akin to tundere, to strike, beat < IE * (s)teud < base *… …

    English World dictionary

  • 2 Study — Stud y, n.; pl. {Studies}. [OE. studie, L. studium, akin to studere to study; possibly akin to Gr. ? haste, zeal, ? to hasten; cf. OF. estudie, estude, F. [ e]tude. Cf. {Etude}, {Student}, {Studio}, {Study}, v. i.] 1. A setting of the mind or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Study — Stud y, v. t. 1. To apply the mind to; to read and examine for the purpose of learning and understanding; as, to study law or theology; to study languages. [1913 Webster] 2. To consider attentively; to examine closely; as, to study the work of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Study — may refer to: * Studying, to acquire knowledge on a subject through concentration on prepared learning materials * Study (drawing), a drawing, sketch or painting done in preparation for a finished piece * Study (room), a room in a home used as an …

    Wikipedia

  • 5 study — ► NOUN (pl. studies) 1) the devotion of time and attention to acquiring knowledge. 2) a detailed investigation and analysis of a subject or situation. 3) a room for reading, writing, or academic work. 4) a piece of work done for practice or as an …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 study — (v.) early 12c., from O.Fr. estudier to study (Fr. étude), from M.L. studiare, from L. studium study, application, originally eagerness, from studere to be diligent ( to be pressing forward ), from PIE * (s)teu to push, stick, knock, beat (see… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 study — [n] learning, analysis abstraction, academic work, analyzing, application, attention, class, cogitation, comparison, concentration, consideration, contemplation, course, cramming, debate, deliberation, examination, exercise, inquiry, inspection,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 Study — Stud y, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Studied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Studying}.] [OE. studien, OF. estudier, F. [ e]tudier. See {Study}, n.] 1. To fix the mind closely upon a subject; to dwell upon anything in thought; to muse; to ponder. Chaucer. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 study — n concentration, application, *attention Analogous words: consideration, contemplation, weighing (see corresponding verbs at CONSIDER): reflection, thought, speculation (see corresponding verbs at THINK): pondering, musing, meditation, rumination …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 Study — Study, Eduard, Mathematiker, geb. 23. März 1862 in Koburg, studierte in Jena, Straßburg, Leipzig und München, wurde 1885 Privatdozent in Leipzig, 1888 in Marburg, 1894 außerordentlicher Professor in Bonn, 1897 ordentlicher Professor in Greifswald …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 11 study — I verb acquire knowledge, analyze, apply the mind, attend, audit, cerebrate, consider, contemplate, devote oneself to, dissect, do research, educate oneself, examine, excogitate, explore, eye, incumbere, inquire into, inspect, intellectualize,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 12 Study — Study,   Christian Hugo Eduard, Mathematiker, * Coburg 23. 3. 1862, ✝ Bonn 6. 1. 1930; lehrte in Marburg (1893), Bonn (1894), Greifswald (1897) und wieder in Bonn (1904); lieferte u. a. wichtige Beiträge zur Geometrie und ihren Grundlagen, zur… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 13 study — ▪ I. study stud‧y 1 [ˈstʌdi] noun studies PLURALFORM [countable] a piece of work that is done to find out more about a particular subject or problem, and usually includes a written report: • According to a new study, home ownership in Europe… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 14 study — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 learning ADJECTIVE ▪ full time, part time ▪ graduate, postgraduate ▪ independent, private ▪ T …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 Study — Eduard Study Eduard Study, genauer Christian Hugo Eduard Study (* 23. März 1862 in Coburg; † 3. Januar 1930 in Bonn) war ein deutscher Mathematiker. Study leistete unter anderem bedeutende Beiträge zur Invariantentheorie ternärer Formen, zu… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 16 study — stud|y1 W3S3 [ˈstʌdi] n plural studies ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(research)¦ 2¦(learning)¦ 3¦(subject)¦ 4 somebody s studies 5¦(careful consideration)¦ 6¦(room)¦ 7¦(art)¦ 8¦(music)¦ 9 be a stu …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 study — I n. investigation 1) to conduct, do, make a study 2) a careful, detailed, exhaustive, in depth, intensive, rigorous, thorough; scientific study 3) a classic, classical; definitive study 4) a case; epidemiological; experimental; time and motion… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 18 study — studiable, adj. studier, n. /stud ee/, n., pl. studies, v., studied, studying. n. 1. application of the mind to the acquisition of knowledge, as by reading, investigation, or reflection: long hours of study. 2. the cultivation of a particular… …

    Universalium

  • 19 study — 1 / stVdi/ noun 1 PIECE OF WORK (C) a piece of work that is done to find out more about a particular subject or problem, and usually includes a written report (+ of/into): We re doing a study into how much time people spend watching television. | …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 study */*/*/ — I UK [ˈstʌdɪ] / US noun Word forms study : singular study plural studies 1) a) [uncountable] the process of learning about a subject by reading and by going to school, university etc Libraries are not used only for study. study of: a centre for… …

    English dictionary


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