Definition for studied (2 of 2)
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.
Origin of study
Examples from the Web for studied
He had studied accounting in college, but he had become a cop for the same reason as Ramos.
Ever since it was created in 1965, politicians and researchers have studied and debated its effectiveness.
When I studied in London back in 2005, I actually saw the ballet, too.Tim Burton Talks ‘Big Eyes,’ His Taste For the Macabre, and the ‘Beetlejuice’ Sequel|Marlow Stern|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And that was the real bad news for Young Living, because a drug has to be studied and claims verified.Honey Boo Boo, Snake Oil, and Ebola: The Weird World of Young Living Essential Oils|Kent Sepkowitz|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Kalman studied literature and wanted to be a writer, but thought she lacked talent.
He studied her closely and her actions and reactions intrigued him.Play the Game!|Ruth Comfort Mitchell
They studied from whatever book they liked best, each child bringing the "Reader" or "Speller" he could most easily lay hands on.Peak and Prairie|Anna Fuller
But the properties of the right-angle triangle had long been studied and were well under stood.A History of Science, Volume 1(of 5)|Henry Smith Williams
Nothing was too vast or too complicated to be undertaken, no detail was too trivial to be studied.England and Germany|Emile Joseph Dillon
I studied his eyes with a new professional interest, which even the extremity of our danger could not wholly banish.The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu|Sax Rohmer
British Dictionary definitions for studied (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for studied (2 of 2)
verb studies, studying or studied
noun plural studies
- the act or process of studying
- (as modifier)study group
Word Origin for study
Word Origin and History for studied
early 12c., from Old French estudier "to study" (French étude), from Medieval Latin studiare, from Latin studium "study, application," originally "eagerness," from studere "to be diligent" ("to be pressing forward"), from PIE *(s)teu- "to push, stick, knock, beat" (see steep (adj.)). The noun meaning "application of the mind to the acquisition of knowledge" is recorded from c.1300. Sense of "room furnished with books" is from c.1300. Study hall is attested from 1891, originally a large common room in a college. Studious is attested from late 14c.
Medicine definitions for studied
Idioms and Phrases with studied
see brown study.