a detailed critical inspection
applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)
"mastering a second language requires a lot of work"; "no schools offer graduate study in interior design"
piece of work, subject, report, discipline, subject area, work, oeuvre, employment, workplace, sketch, cogitation, written report, survey, body of work, field, field of study, bailiwick, subject field
report, study, written report(noun)
a written document describing the findings of some individual or group
"this accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale"
cogitation, account, paper, composition, subject, theme, discipline, story, work, news report, write up, report card, bailiwick, reputation, sketch, subject area, written report, survey, field, field of study, report, subject field
a state of deep mental absorption
"she is in a deep study"
a room used for reading and writing and studying
"he knocked lightly on the closed door of the study"
discipline, subject, subject area, subject field, field, field of study, study, bailiwick(noun)
a branch of knowledge
"in what discipline is his doctorate?"; "teachers should be well trained in their subject"; "anthropology is the study of human beings"
topic, sphere, field of study, case, champaign, written report, guinea pig, battlefield, theme, theater, subject area, survey, report, playing area, area, force field, subject, theater of operations, flying field, theatre of operations, field of honor, bailiwick, sketch, field of view, depicted object, theatre, battleground, subject field, airfield, playing field, national, field of force, athletic field, field of operation, discipline, landing field, field of operations, domain, correction, line of business, issue, arena, field, cogitation, field of battle, orbit, matter, work, content, plain
preliminary drawing for later elaboration
"he made several studies before starting to paint"
attentive consideration and meditation
"after much cogitation he rejected the offer"
someone who memorizes quickly and easily (as the lines for a part in a play)
"he is a quick study"
a composition intended to develop one aspect of the performer's technique
"a study in spiccato bowing"
analyze, analyse, study, examine, canvass, canvas(verb)
consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
"analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare"; "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial"; "analyze your real motives"
examine, contemplate, try out, psychoanalyse, consider, essay, meditate, psychoanalyze, break down, hit the books, test, learn, dissect, canvass, analyse, read, take apart, poll, take, try, canvas, analyze, probe, prove, see
be a student; follow a course of study; be enrolled at an institute of learning
give careful consideration to
"consider the possibility of moving"
count, meditate, contemplate, view, consider, turn over, conceive, believe, deliberate, reckon, learn, moot, canvass, analyse, read, hit the books, look at, think, take, canvas, analyze, debate, regard, examine, weigh, see, deal
learn, study, read, take(verb)
be a student of a certain subject
"She is reading for the bar exam"
require, read, pick up, occupy, interpret, rent, withdraw, make, lead, ingest, get word, take on, carry, watch, assume, meditate, scan, memorise, subscribe to, hold, choose, learn, fill, instruct, necessitate, discover, pick out, examine, register, con, have, hit the books, consider, need, get a line, say, get wind, contract, deal, adopt, film, remove, ascertain, translate, lease, train, check, consume, take up, larn, bring, analyze, strike, use up, select, take, engage, drive, find out, see, claim, demand, get, get hold of, exact, take away, pack, canvas, call for, take in, analyse, submit, canvass, take aim, shoot, aim, contemplate, direct, charter, hear, postulate, contain, determine, subscribe, convey, involve, acquire, look at, record, hire, accept, understand, guide, admit, teach, show, memorize, ask, conduct
study, hit the books(verb)
learn by reading books
"He is studying geology in his room"; "I have an exam next week; I must hit the books now"
study, meditate, contemplate(verb)
think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes
"He is meditating in his study"
meditate, contemplate, speculate, consider, reflect, chew over, excogitate, learn, canvass, analyse, read, hit the books, think over, ruminate, ponder, muse, take, mull, canvas, analyze, mull over, examine
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Education (Latin educere, to lead or draw out) is the systematic development and cultivation of the mind and other natural powers. "Education is the harmonious development of all our faculties. It begins in the nursery, and goes on at school, but does not end there. It continues through life, whether we will or not.... 'Every person,' says Gibbon, 'has two educations, one which he receives from others, and one more important, which he gives himself.'"
John LubbockThe Use of Life ch. vii, p. 111. [ Macmillan & Co.'94.] Instruction, the impartation of knowledge by others (Latin instruere, to build in or into) is but a part of education, often the smallest part. Teaching is the more familiar and less formal word for instruction. Training refers not merely to the impartation of knowledge, but to the exercising of one in actions with the design to form habits. Discipline is systematic and rigorous training, with the idea of subjection to authority and perhaps of punishment. Tuition is the technical term for teaching as the business of an instructor or as in the routine of a school; tuition is narrower than teaching, not, like the latter word, including training. Study is emphatically what one does for himself. We speak of the teaching, training, or discipline, but not of the education or tuition of a dog or a horse. Breeding and nurture include teaching and training, especially as directed by and dependent upon home life and personal association; breeding having reference largely to manners with such qualities as are deemed distinctively characteristic of high birth; nurture (literally nourishing) having more direct reference to moral qualities, not overlooking the physical and mental. Knowledge and learning tell nothing of mental development apart from the capacity to acquire and remember, and nothing whatever of that moral development which is included in education in its fullest and noblest sense; learning, too, may be acquired by one's unaided industry, but any full education must be the result in great part of instruction, training, and personal association. Study is emphatically what one does for himself, and in which instruction and tuition can only point the way, encourage the student to advance, and remove obstacles; vigorous, persevering study is one of the best elements of training. Study is also used in the sense of the thing studied, a subject to be mastered by study, a studious pursuit. Compare KNOWLEDGE; REFINEMENT; WISDOM.
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subject of attention
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List of paraphrases for "study":
studies, survey, studio, research, studying, review, étude, examine, explore, consideration, studied, 'étude, investigation, estudio, consider, learning, examination, investigate, analysis, exploring, researches, inquiry, examining, assessment, examined, learn, explored, paper, études, education
How to use study in a sentence?
Our study didn't address the reasons for success.
DeKalb and Gwinnett counties all have PM 2.5 levels greater than 13 micrograms per cubic meter of air across our study period, and still have a relatively low number of confirmed cases and deaths, baltimore as well stands out as a place with high PM exposure, but a low number of deaths for now.
The current study convincingly demonstrated improvements that are likely to be clinically meaningful, the ability to walk faster, with better cardiovascular tolerance, and without pain are all important to the long-term continuation of routine exercise that is needed to prevent the regain of lost weight and to support health and wellbeing.
This research is a promising first step but we need to study [labels in other age groups] before a major policy is unveiled that could have unintended negative consequences for particular segments of the population.
A surprising finding, which I think needs more attention, is that these increases are seen across socioeconomic groups, as we face a warming planet, we must understand the impact of temperature increases on mental well-being and suicide particularly, and this study is a very important contribution to the scientific understanding.
Translations for study
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- دراسة, درس, تعلمArabic
- вучыцца, вучыцьBelarusian
- уча, изучавам, учение, изучаване, уча сеBulgarian
- শিক্ষা, শিক্ষা করাBengali
- estudiar, estudiCatalan, Valencian
- studium, pracovna, studie, studovat, učit, studovnaCzech
- studere, læreDanish
- Studie, studieren, Studium, Arbeitszimmer, lernenGerman
- διάβασμα, μελέτηGreek
- studo, esploro, studadoEsperanto
- estudio, estudiar, examinarSpanish
- درس خواندن, مطاله, خواندن, مطاله کردن, درس, مطالعهPersian
- tutkielma, tutkimus, opiskelu, opiskella, tutkia, etydi, opinto, työhuone, lukeaFinnish
- étude, étudier, faire des étudesFrench
- seomra staidéir, staidéarIrish
- seòmar-rannsachaidhScottish Gaelic
- estudo, estudarGalician
- पढ़ाई, पढ़नाHindi
- etidye, etidHaitian Creole
- dolgozószoba, tanulás, tanulmány, tanHungarian
- սովորել, ուսում, ուսանել, ուսումնասիրելArmenian
- lærdómur, læra, rannsókn, könnun, rannsóknarefni, stúdera, fræðigrein, námsefni, lesherbergi, bókaherbergi, nám, bóknám, fræðiiðkan, athugun, lesa, skoðun, lesstofa, etýða, æfingIcelandic
- studio, studiolo, studiare, studiaItalian
- 学習, 勉強, 学ぶ, 書斎Japanese
- სწავლობს, სწავლაGeorgian
- 공부, 학습, 學習, 工夫Korean
- tablinum, studiumLatin
- работна собаMacedonian
- studeerkamer, studiezaal, studie, studeren, lerenDutch
- studium, lære, studereNorwegian
- ółtaʼNavajo, Navaho
- studiować, nauka, uczyć się, wpatrywać sięPolish
- estudo, escritório, estudar, aprender, aprendizado, examinarPortuguese
- studiere, învăța, studiu, studiaRomanian
- учиться, изучать, изучить, обучаться, учение, кабинет, этюд, учить, изучение, исследование, исследовать, готовитьсяRussian
- učiť, študovaťSlovak
- studera, läsa, studie, lära, pluggaSwedish
- ศึกษา, เรียนThai
- öğrenmek, incelemek, çalışmak, okumakTurkish
- учитися, вчити, вчитися, учити, навчатисяUkrainian
- پڑھنا, پڑھایٔUrdu
- aniqlamoq, oʻrganmoqUzbek
- học tập, nghiên cứu, học nghề, 學習, họcVietnamese
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