Associations to the word «Study»
STUDY, verb. (usually academic) To revise materials already learned in order to make sure one does not forget them, usually in preparation for an examination.
STUDY, verb. (academic) To take a course or courses on a subject.
STUDY, verb. To acquire knowledge on a subject.
STUDY, verb. To look at minutely.
STUDY, verb. To fix the mind closely upon a subject; to dwell upon anything in thought; to muse; to ponder.
STUDY, verb. To endeavor diligently; to be zealous.
STUDY, noun. (obsolete) A state of mental perplexity or worried thought.
STUDY, noun. (archaic) Thought, as directed to a specific purpose; one's concern.
STUDY, noun. Mental effort to acquire knowledge or learning.
STUDY, noun. The act of studying; examination.
STUDY, noun. Any particular branch of learning that is studied; any object of attentive consideration.
STUDY, noun. A room in a house intended for reading and writing; traditionally the private room of the male head of household.
STUDY, noun. An artwork made in order to practise or demonstrate a subject or technique.
STUDY, noun. (music) A piece for special practice; an étude.
STUDY ABROAD, noun. A program of study which is located in a different country than one’s home or resident country.
STUDY BUDDIES, noun. Plural of study buddy
STUDY BUDDY, noun. A schoolmate with whom schoolwork is completed, often somebody one sits next to in a classroom.
STUDY CIRCLE, noun. A club or informal group of people sharing knowledge of a specific subject.
STUDY GROUP, noun. A small group of people who meet regularly to discuss a shared field of study.
STUDY GROUPS, noun. Plural of study group
STUDY GUIDE, noun. A book giving key notes and concepts upon which to base understanding.
STUDY HALL, noun. A class period, usually in boarding - or high school, where students are afforded the time for independent study and homework assignments, as part of the curriculum or after hours, the last notably as a punishment called detention.
STUDY HALL, noun. The classroom or other school hall used for such a purpose.
STUDY HALLS, noun. Plural of study hall
STUDY, noun. A detailed critical inspection.
STUDY, noun. 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".
STUDY, noun. A written document describing the findings of some individual or group; "this accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale".
STUDY, noun. A state of deep mental absorption; "she is in a deep study".
STUDY, noun. A room used for reading and writing and studying; "he knocked lightly on the closed door of the study".
STUDY, noun. 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".
STUDY, noun. Preliminary drawing for later elaboration; "he made several studies before starting to paint".
STUDY, noun. Attentive consideration and meditation; "after much cogitation he rejected the offer".
STUDY, noun. Someone who memorizes quickly and easily (as the lines for a part in a play); "he is a quick study".
STUDY, noun. A composition intended to develop one aspect of the performer's technique; "a study in spiccato bowing".
STUDY, verb. 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".
STUDY, verb. Be a student; follow a course of study; be enrolled at an institute of learning.
STUDY, verb. Give careful consideration to; "consider the possibility of moving".
STUDY, verb. Be a student of a certain subject; "She is reading for the bar exam".
STUDY, verb. Learn by reading books; "He is studying geology in his room"; "I have an exam next week; I must hit the books now".
STUDY, verb. Think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes; "He is meditating in his study".
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