noun, plural stud·ies.
- a literary composition executed for exercise or as an experiment in a particular method of treatment.
- such a composition dealing in detail with a particular subject, as a single main character.
verb (used without object), stud·ied, stud·y·ing.
verb (used with object), stud·ied, stud·y·ing.
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synonym study for study
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Example sentences from the Web for study
Today, the two living species of colugos are found only in Southeast Asia, though recent studies suggest that two is an imperfect count.On a cool night in Malaysia, scientists track mysterious colugos across the treetops|Yao-Hua Law|November 20, 2020|Science News
Over the last century or so, chess players, the study shows, have been getting better as well as younger.Scientists Analyzed 24,000 Chess Matches to Understand Cognition - Facts So Romantic|Brian Gallagher|November 20, 2020|Nautilus
The idea behind the study relies on knowledge of how LFP battery capacity degrades.New “targeted healing” approach rejuvenates run-down battery materials|Scott K. Johnson|November 19, 2020|Ars Technica
Many of these earlier research projects were individual case studies that measured just a single product.Does Advertising Actually Work? (Part 1: TV) (Ep. 440)|Stephen J. Dubner|November 19, 2020|Freakonomics
I saw that quoted by a Facebook spokesperson in response to a study that came out from Avaaz in August.
British Dictionary definitions for study
verb studies, studying or studied
noun plural studies
- the act or process of studying
- (as modifier)study group
Word Origin for study
Medical definitions for study
Idioms and Phrases with study
see brown study.