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Overview of noun study

The noun study has 10 senses? (first 8 from tagged texts)
1. (90) survey, study

(a detailed critical inspection)

2. (17) study, work

(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")

3. (6) report, study, written report

(a written document describing the findings of some individual or group; "this accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale")

4. (6) study

(a state of deep mental absorption; "she is in a deep study")

5. (6) study

(a room used for reading and writing and studying; "he knocked lightly on the closed door of the study")

6. (3) discipline, subject, subject area, subject field, field, field of study, study, bailiwick

(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")

7. (2) sketch, study

(preliminary drawing for later elaboration; "he made several studies before starting to paint")

8. (1) cogitation, study

(attentive consideration and meditation; "after much cogitation he rejected the offer")

9. study

(someone who memorizes quickly and easily (as the lines for a part in a play); "he is a quick study")

10. study

(a composition intended to develop one aspect of the performer's technique; "a study in spiccato bowing")


Overview of verb study

The verb study has 6 senses? (first 6 from tagged texts)
1. (73) analyze, analyse, study, examine, canvass, canvas

(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")

2. (17) study

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

3. (15) study, consider

(give careful consideration to; "consider the possibility of moving")

4. (13) learn, study, read, take

(be a student of a certain subject; "She is reading for the bar exam")

5. (5) study, hit the books

(learn by reading books; "He is studying geology in his room"; "I have an exam next week; I must hit the books now")

6. (2) study, meditate, contemplate

(think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes; "He is meditating in his study")

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