Origin of studied
Synonyms for studied
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
Synonyms for study
Examples from the Web for studied
Contemporary Examples of studied
He had studied accounting in college, but he had become a cop for the same reason as Ramos.In The Shadow of Murdered Cops
December 26, 2014
Ever since it was created in 1965, politicians and researchers have studied and debated its effectiveness.Can the U.S. Government Go Moneyball?
Peter Orszag, Jim Nussle
December 23, 2014
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
December 17, 2014
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
December 5, 2014
Kalman studied literature and wanted to be a writer, but thought she lacked talent.The Singular Artist of New Yorkistan
November 14, 2014
Historical Examples of studied
They studied the heavens and named the twelve signs of the Zodiak.Ancient Man
Hendrik Willem van Loon
He studied Hope's beauty with his eyes, he pondered on all her nobleness.Malbone
Thomas Wentworth Higginson
The Word of God might be useful in its way, but only as studied with unfettered thought.Life in London
One could not help feeling that he had studied the possibilities, and felt the danger.Ester Ried Yet Speaking
There he hunted and studied astronomy and astrology with the canons of Bolton.Yorkshire Painted And Described
verb studies, studying or studied
noun plural studies
- the act or process of studying
- (as modifier)study group
Word Origin for study
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.
see brown study.