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English noun: study

1. study (act) a detailed critical inspection


Synonymssurvey


Broader (hypernym)examination, scrutiny


Narrower (hyponym)resurvey

2. study (cognition) applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)


SamplesMastering a second language requires a lot of work.
No schools offer graduate study in interior design.


Synonymswork


Broader (hypernym)acquisition, learning

3. study (communication) a written document describing the findings of some individual or group


SamplesThis accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale.


Synonymsreport, written report


Broader (hypernym)document, papers, written document


Narrower (hyponym)assay, blue book, case study, green paper, medical report, position paper, progress report, white book, white paper

4. study (cognition) a state of deep mental absorption


SamplesShe is in a deep study.


Broader (hypernym)absorption, concentration, engrossment, immersion

5. study (artifact) a room used for reading and writing and studying


SamplesHe knocked lightly on the closed door of the study.


Broader (hypernym)room


Part meronymhouse

6. study (cognition) a branch of knowledge


SamplesIn what discipline is his doctorate?.
Teachers should be well trained in their subject.
Anthropology is the study of human beings.


Synonymsbailiwick, discipline, field, field of study, subject, subject area, subject field


Broader (hypernym)domain, knowledge base, knowledge domain


Narrower (hyponym)allometry, applied science, architecture, arts, bibliotics, communication theory, communications, divinity, engineering, engineering science, escapology, frontier, futuristics, futurology, genealogy, graphology, humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts, major, military science, numerology, occultism, ology, protology, science, scientific discipline, technology, theogony, theology

7. study (artifact) preliminary drawing for later elaboration


SamplesHe made several studies before starting to paint.


Synonymssketch


Broader (hypernym)drawing


Narrower (hyponym)design, draft, rough drawing, vignette

8. study (cognition) attentive consideration and meditation


SamplesAfter much cogitation he rejected the offer.


Synonymscogitation


Broader (hypernym)contemplation, musing, reflection, reflexion, rumination, thoughtfulness


Narrower (hyponym)lucubration

9. study (person) someone who memorizes quickly and easily (as the lines for a part in a play)


SamplesHe is a quick study.


Broader (hypernym)memoriser, memorizer

10. study (communication) a composition intended to develop one aspect of the performer's technique


SamplesA study in spiccato bowing.


Broader (hypernym)composition, musical composition, opus, piece, piece of music


English verb: study

1. study (cognition) consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning


SamplesAnalyze a sonnet by Shakespeare.
Analyze the evidence in a criminal trial.
Analyze your real motives.


ExamplesSam and Sue study the movie


Synonymsanalyse, analyze, canvas, canvass, examine


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Narrower (hyponym)anatomize, appraise, assay, audit, check, check into, check out, check over, check up on, compare, consider, diagnose, diagnose, follow, go over, inspect, investigate, look at, look into, look into, name, reexamine, review, screen, scrutinise, scrutinize, sieve, sift, survey, survey, suss out, trace, view

2. study (cognition) be a student; follow a course of study; be enrolled at an institute of learning


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Narrower (hyponym)major

3. study (perception) give careful consideration to


SamplesConsider the possibility of moving.


Synonymsconsider


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s whether INFINITIVE


Broader (hypernym)chew over, contemplate, excogitate, meditate, mull, mull over, muse, ponder, reflect, ruminate, speculate, think over


Narrower (hyponym)compare, equate, factor, factor in, factor out, liken


Verb groupconsider, debate, deliberate, moot, turn over

4. study (cognition) be a student of a certain subject


SamplesShe is reading for the bar exam.


Synonymslearn, read, take


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Narrower (hyponym)audit, drill, exercise, practice, practise, prepare, train

5. study (cognition) learn by reading books


SamplesHe is studying geology in his room.
I have an exam next week; I must hit the books now.


Synonymshit the books


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)acquire, larn, learn


Narrower (hyponym)bone, bone up, con, cram, drum, get up, grind away, learn, memorise, memorize, mug up, swot, swot up


Entailread

6. study (cognition) think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes


SamplesHe is meditating in his study.


Synonymscontemplate, meditate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)cerebrate, cogitate, think









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