Studying
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 Webster]

I found a moral first, and then studied for a fable. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

2. To apply the mind to books or learning. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. To endeavor diligently; to be zealous. --1 Thes. iv. 11. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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