Study

Word STUDY
Character 5
Hyphenation stud y
Pronunciations /ˈstʌdi/

Definitions and meanings of "Study"

What do we mean by study?

The effort to acquire knowledge, as by reading, observation, or research. noun

An act or effort made in the pursuit of knowledge. noun

A branch of knowledge or department of learning. noun

Attentive examination or analysis. noun

A detailed examination, analysis, or experiment investigating a subject or phenomenon. noun

A document or publication presenting the results of such an endeavor. noun

A literary work treating a particular subject or character. noun

A preliminary sketch, as for a work of art or literature. noun

A diagnostic test. noun

A composition intended as a technical exercise. noun

A state of mental absorption. noun

A room intended or equipped for studying or writing. noun

A noteworthy or interesting example. noun

To apply one's mind purposefully to the acquisition of knowledge or understanding of (a subject). intransitive verb

To take (a course) at a school. intransitive verb

To try to memorize. intransitive verb

(usually academic) To review materials already learned in order to make sure one does not forget them, usually in preparation for an examination.

(academic) To take a course or courses on a subject.

To acquire knowledge on a subject with the intention of applying it in practice.

To look at minutely.

To fix the mind closely upon a subject; to dwell upon anything in thought; to muse; to ponder.

To endeavor diligently; to be zealous.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Study

The word "study" in example sentences

Games are better than sex: study p2pnet news view | Games:- One in three British PS3 owners would rather play a game than have sex, says a new ’study’. ❋ Unknown (2009)

In its editorial, a mention of a study done published on the web about a year ago, and I am using the term study loosely, which looked at the number of stories published by SF magazines with male editors and those with female editors and concluded that there was no real difference and that, therefore, the reason women are not getting published in SF in equal numbers to men is not gender bias. ❋ Delagar (2009)

Dr. William Barbaresi, a Mayo Clinic pediatrician and lead author of the research, said the study is the first population-based, long-term study to examine the effects of prescribed ADHD stimulant medicine on school performance. ❋ Unknown (2007)

On the whole, then, the term study as here used has largely the meaning that is given to it in ordinary speech. ❋ Unknown (1899)

How towns anywhere can throw money at MLB teams for spring training opportunities without the kind of information that comes from such a study is mystifying and distressing. ❋ Unknown (2009)

As important as genetics and upbringing are, one of the most encouraging things about this study is the changing influence of experience over time. ❋ Richard Barrington (2010)

This study is an incredible boon to fishermen/women everywhere! ❋ Unknown (2009)

"With comprehensive chapters on alpha girls at work, in love and in the family, this study is a must-have for anyone looking to understand the upcoming generation's driven, confident and successful females." ❋ Unknown (2010)

"This study is a spectacular work of (gene) sequencing technology." ❋ Unknown (2010)

What I found particularly interesting about the study is the kind of exercise noted: "walking around", "standing up and utilizing muscles". ❋ Unknown (2010)

A key feature of the study is a molecular analysis that determines whether the participants 'tumors are positive or negative for estrogen, progesterone and the Her2 protein — the basis for putting patients in one of 10 biomarker categories. ❋ Ron Winslow (2010)

This study is the first in the United States to quantify the relative importance of and the utility associated with the main attributes of retail clinics. ❋ Unknown (2010)

This study is the longest running and largest of its kind and it set out to understand in this very broad way what health and well-being is. ❋ Unknown (2009)

This study is a Phase 2b, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, dose-ranging, efficacy and safety study, designed to document the clinical benefit of PTC124 when administered as therapy of patients with DMD/BMD due to a nonsense mutation (premature stop codon) in the dystrophin gene. ❋ Unknown (2010)

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