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 …

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  • 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 — The study of the Torah (talmud Torah) as a supreme religious duty is one of the most typical and far reaching ideas of rabbinic Judaism. Talmudic literature is full of references to the mitzvah of Torah study, especially of the difficult halakhic …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 14 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

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

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 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

  • 17 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

  • 18 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

  • 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 — 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


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