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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Origin of study
synonym study for study
OTHER WORDS FROM study
Example sentences from the Web for study
Other experts, however, argue that the study was conducted when there was relatively less community spread of the virus and that testing the participants’ antibodies cannot reliably measure whether they had the virus during the time of the study.Inconclusive results, missing data: Experts push back on a study questioning the efficacy of masks|Meryl Kornfield|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
The animals feed on the leaves of five to seven different trees nightly, Dzulhelmi says based on his studies in Langkawi and Borneo.On a cool night in Malaysia, scientists track mysterious colugos across the treetops|Yao-Hua Law|November 20, 2020|Science News
So much for all the preparation and study football coaches harp on as necessary to so much as kick off against a specific opponent.College football has been battered by covid. What’s most startling is our acceptance.|Barry Svrluga|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
The study involved 560 adults, including 240 over the age of 70.
In some ways, Miguel is one of the lucky Guatemalan students at York because his father can support him financially, allowing him to take fewer or shorter shifts during the school year to focus on his studies and even play for the soccer team.Inside the Lives of Immigrant Teens Working Dangerous Night Shifts in Suburban Factories|by Melissa Sanchez|November 19, 2020|ProPublica
She claimed to be a “studier of human body language,” and that she was watching Gordon as he spoke.Meet The Husband and Wife Novelists Talking Israel to The Christian Right|Sarah Posner|June 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But he was also an archæologist, a naturalist, a studier of plants and animals.Addresses & Papers / Collectanea|Peter Eade
We should be surprised now-a-days to hear a young lady announce herself as a studier of character.A Book of Sibyls|Anne Thackeray (Mrs. Richmond Ritchie)
He was a great studier of set faces, and much affected with looking politic and big.The Visions of Dom Francisco de Quevedo Villegas|Dom Francisco de Quevedo
James flourished nearly about the time of Chaucer and Gower, and was evidently an admirer and studier of their writings.The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.|Washington Irving
He was a great observer and studier of Character and a believer in human nature.The Emigrant|Frederick William Thomas
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.