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study

 
Noun study has 10 senses
  1. survey, study - a detailed critical inspection
    --1 is a kind of examination, scrutiny
    --1 has particulars: resurvey
    Derived forms: verb study3, verb study1
  2. study, work - applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading); "mastering a second language requires a lot of work"; "no schools offer graduate study in interior design"
    --2 is a kind of learning, acquisition
    Derived forms: verb study5, verb study4, verb study2
  3. report, study, written report - a written document describing the findings of some individual or group; "this accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale"
    --3 is a kind of document, written document, papers
    --3 has particulars:
     assay; case study; white book, white paper; blue book; green paper; progress report; position paper; medical report
  4. study - a state of deep mental absorption; "she is in a deep study"
    --4 is a kind of
    concentration, engrossment, absorption, immersion
    Derived form: verb study6
  5. study - a room used for reading and writing and studying; "he knocked lightly on the closed door of the study"
    --5 is a kind of
    room
    --5 is a part of house
  6. discipline, subject, subject area, subject field, field, field of study, study, bailiwick, branch of knowledge - a branch of knowledge; "in what discipline is his doctorate?"; "teachers should be well trained in their subject"; "anthropology is the study of human beings"
    --6 is a kind of knowledge domain, knowledge base
    --6 has particulars:
     occultism; communications, communication theory; major; frontier; allometry; bibliotics; ology; science, scientific discipline; architecture; engineering, engineering science, applied science, technology; futurology, futuristics; humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts, arts; theology, divinity; military science; numerology; protology; theogony
    Derived forms: verb study4, verb study2
  7. sketch, study - preliminary drawing for later elaboration; "he made several studies before starting to paint"
    --7 is a kind of drawing
    --7 has particulars: design; draft, rough drawing; vignette
  8. cogitation, study - attentive consideration and meditation; "after much cogitation he rejected the offer"
    --8 is a kind of contemplation, reflection, reflexion, rumination, musing, thoughtfulness
    --8 has particulars: lucubration
    Derived forms: verb study6, verb study3
  9. study - someone who memorizes quickly and easily (as the lines for a part in a play); "he is a quick study"
    --9 is a kind of
    memorizer, memoriser
  10. study - a composition intended to develop one aspect of the performer's technique; "a study in spiccato bowing"
    --10 is a kind of
    musical composition, opus, composition, piece, piece of music
Verb study has 6 senses
  1. analyze, analyse, study, examine, canvass, canvas - consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning; "analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare"; "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial"; "analyze your real motives"
    Derived form: noun study1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue study the movie
  2. study - be a student; follow a course of study; be enrolled at an institute of learning
    Derived forms: noun study6, noun study2, noun student1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
  3. study, consider - give careful consideration to; "consider the possibility of moving"
    --3 is one way to chew over, think over, meditate, ponder, excogitate, contemplate, muse, reflect, mull, mull over, ruminate, speculate
    Derived forms: noun study8, noun study1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s whether INFINITIVE
  4. learn, study, read, take - be a student of a certain subject; "She is reading for the bar exam"
    Derived forms: noun study6, noun study2, noun studying1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. study, hit the books - learn by reading books; "He is studying geology in his room"; "I have an exam next week; I must hit the books now"
    --5 is one way to learn, larn, acquire
    Derived forms: noun study2, noun studying1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
  6. study, meditate, contemplate - think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes; "He is meditating in his study"
    --6 is one way to think, cogitate, cerebrate
    Derived forms: noun study8, noun study4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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