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study

stud·y

study

 
pronunciation:
stuh di
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
inflections: studies
definition 1: the act of using the mind to learn.
After weeks of study, he passed the test.
synonyms:
education
definition 2: a branch of knowledge; subject.
He wants to get into the study of medicine.
synonyms:
area, field, subject
definition 3: (plural) one's own learning.
She does well in her studies.
definition 4: a close look at something; investigation.
She did a study of insects.
synonyms:
examination
definition 5: a room set aside for reading and studying.
I have lots of books in my study.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: studied, studies, studying
definition 1: to try to gain knowledge or skill.
He studies hard at school.
 
similar words:
cram, educate oneself, learn, read, school oneself
definition 2: to try to learn or gain knowledge or skill in.
He is studying art at the university.
synonyms:
take
similar words:
learn
definition 3: to examine in detail.
They will study our report.He studied his next move in the game.
synonyms:
analyze, examine, scrutinize
similar words:
dissect, inspect, investigate, look over, pore over, read, review, scan, survey
definition 4: to commit to memory; learn.
She studied her lines for the next scene.
synonyms:
learn, memorize
similar words:
cram
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