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 study
She completed a yoga teacher-training program and, in the spring of 2008, went on a retreat in Peru to study with shamans.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze|Lizzie Crocker|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Indeed, study after study affirms the benefits of involved fatherhood for women and children.
A recent U.S. study found men get a “daddy bonus” —employers seem to like men who have children and their salaries show it.
But most of this gap, say the researchers who carried out the study, is due to discrimination.
But a 2011 study of genetic evidence from 30 ethnic groups in India disproved this theory.
As a study of events arising out of the greatest drama of modern times the supremacy of the last-named is unquestioned.The World's Greatest Books, Vol XII.|Arthur Mee
A study has also been made of standard designs for freight-cars of special types, such as tank-cars, steel-cars, and the like.Our Railroads To-Morrow|Edward Hungerford
"I am improving my mind by the study of the French language," she said.A Life Sentence|Adeline Sergeant
The first thing Buddy did was to stoop and study attentively the dead snake, to see if the tail still wiggled.Cow-Country|B. M. Bower
My wish was to study physiology practically, but I shall not be able.The Letters of William James, Vol. 1|William James
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
Medicine definitions for study
Idioms and Phrases with study
see brown study.