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
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Example sentences from the Web for study
In a 2018 review of studies of deep brain stimulation and its effects on depression, scientists said the results “showed promise” but the technique remained experimental.Elon Musk’s brain company plans a big reveal on Friday. Here’s what we already know|Verne Kopytoff|August 27, 2020|Fortune
The new study is based on a type of quantum computing that uses superconducting materials to produce qubits via charged pairs of electrons.Cosmic rays could pose a problem for future quantum computers|Neel Patel|August 26, 2020|MIT Technology Review
The disease, which is not a breast cancer, has been linked in academic studies to a “textured” type of breast implants made by several manufacturers, and has especially affected patients with implants made by Allergan.Three more women have died from cancer linked to Allergan’s recalled breast implants, FDA says|Maria Aspan|August 24, 2020|Fortune
CBD is such a buzzy space, but studies are still mixed on the health benefits.OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder on launching a hemp-infused sparkling water brand|Rachel King|August 24, 2020|Fortune
Jeffrey Sonnenfeld is senior associate dean for leadership studies and Lester Crown professor of leadership studies at the Yale School of Management.Departure from convention—mom, baseball, the postal worker, and patriotism|jakemeth|August 19, 2020|Fortune
I had been studying abroad in London, and came back to finish the semester at Tufts.
He has been living, studying and working in the United States for the past year and a half.
He holds them on his belly and looks at them with a magnifying glass, studying possible escape routes.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All this time, even back when he was studying at Purdue, Pragnell was an avid home-brewer.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama|Jeff Campagna|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Archaeologists have an uncanny ability to ignore the discomforts and channel the time period and the people they're studying.
And then falls to studying his original in minute points of detail.The Mystery of Edwin Drood|Charles Dickens
At zero minus sixteen hours Rick stood at the base of the huge rocket and looked up, studying every inch of it.The Scarlet Lake Mystery|Harold Leland Goodwin
Then, in studying our plants, which part shall we study first?The First Book of Farming|Charles L. Goodrich
In 1839 he gained the Prix de Rome, and spent three years in Rome, studying ecclesiastical music.Critical & Historical Essays|Edward MacDowell
It finds its pleasure in studying the play of its own facilities, and the study passes easily into an aptitude and habit.Amiel's Journal|Henri-Frdric Amiel
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.