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study

noun

1 study

A detailed critical inspection.

synonym: survey.

Roget 457: attention; mindfulness, presence of mind etc. adj.; intentness, intentiveness; alertness; thought etc. 451; advertence, advertency; ... show more

Roget 620: intent, intention, intentionality; purpose; quo animo [Lat.]; project etc. 626; undertaking etc. 676; predetermination etc. 611; ... show more

Roget 595: dissertation, treatise, essay; thesis, theme; monograph, tract, tractate, tractation; discourse, memoir, disquisition, lecture, sermon, ... show more

Roget 539: learning; acquisition of knowledge etc. 490, acquisition of skill etc. 698; acquirement, attainment; edification, scholarship, erudition; acquired knowledge, lore, ... show more

Roget 191: receptacle; inclosure etc. 232; recipient, receiver, reservatory.    compartment; cell, cellule; follicle; hole, corner, niche, ... show more

Roget 21: copy, facsimile, counterpart, effigies, effigy, form, likeness.    image, picture, photo, xerox, similitude, semblance, ectype, ... show more

Roget 461: inquiry; request etc. 765; search, research, quest, pursuit etc. 622.    examination, review, scrutiny, investigation, ... show more

Dutch: onderzoek, studie, opinieonderzoek, ondervraging, enquête
Polish: ekspertyza



2 study

Applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading):
— No schools offer graduate study in interior design.

synonym: work.

Dutch: bestuderen, studeren, bestudering, studie

3 study

A written document describing the findings of some individual or group:
— This accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale.

synonyms: report, written report.

Dutch: rapport, studie
Polish: studium

4 study

A state of deep mental absorption.

5 study

A room used for reading and writing and studying.

Dutch: studeerkamer, studeervertrek
Polish: gabinet

6 study

A branch of knowledge:
— Anthropology is the study of human beings.

synonyms: bailiwick, discipline, field, field of study, subject, subject area, subject field.

Dutch: domein, gebied, sfeer, terrein, veld
Polish: gałąź, dyscyplina, płaszczyzna, dziedzina, dział, obszar, domena, niwa, teren, sfera

7 study

Preliminary drawing for later elaboration.

synonym: sketch.

Roget 556: painting; depicting; drawing etc. v.; design; perspective, sciagraphy, skiagraphy; chiaroscuro etc. (light) 420; composition; ... show more

Dutch: studie, voorstudie
Polish: szkic

8 study

Attentive consideration and meditation.

synonym: cogitation.

Roget 451: thought; exercitation of the intellect, exercise of the intellect; intellection; reflection, cogitation, consideration, meditation, study, lucubration, speculation, deliberation, pondering; head work, ... show more

Polish: refleksja

9 study

Someone who memorizes quickly and easily (as the lines for a part in a play).

10 study

A composition intended to develop one aspect of the performer's technique.

Dutch: studie, voorstudie

verb

1 study

Consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning.

synonyms: analyse, analyze, canvass, examine.

Roget 461: make inquiry etc. n.; inquire, ask, seek, search.    look for, look about for, look out for; scan, reconnoiter, explore, sound, ... show more

Dutch: analyseren, bestuderen, onderzoeken, uitspitten

2 study

Be a student; follow a course of study; be enrolled at an institute of learning.

Dutch: oost west, thuis best, studeren

3 study

Give careful consideration to.

synonym: consider.

Dutch: nadenken, overdenken, overpeinzen, overwegen

4 study

Be a student of a certain subject.

synonyms: learn, read, take.

Roget 539: learn; acquire knowledge, gain knowledge, receive knowledge, take in knowledge, drink in knowledge, imbibe knowledge, pick up knowledge, gather knowledge, get knowledge, obtain knowledge, collect knowledge, glean knowledge, glean information, ... show more

5 study

Learn by reading books:
— He is studying geology in his room.

synonym: hit the books.

Dutch: studeren

6 study

Think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes:
— He is meditating in his study.

synonyms: contemplate, meditate.

Roget 451: think, reflect, cogitate, excogitate, consider, deliberate; bestow thought upon, bestow consideration upon; speculate, contemplate, meditate, ponder, muse, ... show more

Dutch: filosoferen, mijmeren, peinzen


Moby thesaurus: Nachtmusik, Pap test, Walter Mitty, absence of mind, absolute music, absorbed attention, absorption, abstractedness, abstraction, academic discipline, academic specialty, adaptation, advisement, aim, air, air varie, airing, aleatory, aleatory music, ambition ... show more.

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