[noun] a detailed critical inspection Synonyms:survey
[noun] 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" Synonyms:work
[noun] 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
[noun] a state of deep mental absorption; "she is in a deep study"
[noun] a room used for reading and writing and studying; "he knocked lightly on the closed door of the study"
[noun] preliminary drawing for later elaboration; "he made several studies before starting to paint" Synonyms:sketch
[noun] attentive consideration and meditation; "after much cogitation he rejected the offer" Synonyms:cogitation
[noun] someone who memorizes quickly and easily (as the lines for a part in a play); "he is a quick study"
[noun] a composition intended to develop one aspect of the performer's technique; "a study in spiccato bowing"
[verb] 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" Synonyms:analyze, analyse, examine, canvass, canvas
[verb] be a student; follow a course of study; be enrolled at an institute of learning
[verb] give careful consideration to; "consider the possibility of moving" Synonyms:consider
[verb] be a student of a certain subject; "She is reading for the bar exam" Synonyms:learn, read, take
[verb] learn by reading books; "He is studying geology in his room"; "I have an exam next week; I must hit the books now" Synonyms:hit the books
[verb] think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes; "He is meditating in his study" Synonyms:meditate, contemplate