Studies vs. Study

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  • Studies (noun)

    plural of study

  • Studies (noun)

    An academic field of study concerning the given subject.

    “My boyfriend is taking media studies.”

  • Study (verb)

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

    “Students are expected to start studying for final exams in March.”

    “I need to study my biology notes.”

    “In 2015, scientists found that 82 percent of glaciers studied in China had decreased in size. File:In 2015, scientists found that.ogg”

  • Study (verb)

    To take a course or courses on a subject.

    “I study medicine at the university.”

  • Study (verb)

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

    “Biologists study living things.”

  • Study (verb)

    To look at minutely.

    “He studied the map in preparation for the hike.”

  • Study (verb)

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

  • Study (verb)

    To endeavor diligently; to be zealous.

  • Study (noun)

    A state of mental perplexity or worried thought.

  • Study (noun)

    Thought, as directed to a specific purpose; one’s concern.

    “My study was to avoid disturbing her.”

  • Study (noun)

    Mental effort to acquire knowledge or learning.

    “The study of languages is fascinating.”

  • Study (noun)

    The act of studying or examining; examination.

    “I made a careful study of his sister.”

  • Study (noun)

    Any particular branch of learning that is studied; any object of attentive consideration.

  • Study (noun)

    A room in a house intended for reading and writing; traditionally the private room of the male head of household.

    “Father spends all his time in the study poring over manuscripts.”

  • Study (noun)

    An artwork made in order to practise or demonstrate a subject or technique.

    “a study of heads or of hands for a figure picture”

  • Study (noun)

    (of the human face) Bearing an expression which the observer finds amusingly typical of a particular emotion or state of mind.

    “Geoffrey’s face was a study.”

    “Geoffrey’s face was a study in amazement [or in bewilderment, irritation, distress etc.]”

  • Study (noun)

    A piece for special practice; an ├ętude.

  • Study (noun)

    A publication.

    “That new study on noncommutative symmetries looks promising.”

Wiktionary
  • Study (noun)

    the devotion of time and attention to gaining knowledge of an academic subject, especially by means of books

    “an application to continue full-time study”

    “the study of English”

  • Study (noun)

    the time devoted by a particular person to gaining knowledge of an academic subject, typically at school, college, or university

    “some students may not be able to resume their studies”

  • Study (noun)

    an academic book or article on a particular topic

    “a study of Jane Austen’s novels”

  • Study (noun)

    used in the title of an academic subject

    “an undergraduate course in transport studies”

  • Study (noun)

    a detailed investigation and analysis of a subject or situation

    “the study of global problems”

    “a study of a sample of 5,000 children”

  • Study (noun)

    a portrayal in literature or another art form of an aspect of behaviour or character

    “a complex study of a gay teenager”

  • Study (noun)

    a thing that is or deserves to be investigated; the subject of an individual’s study

    “I have made it my study to inspect other people’s conduct”

  • Study (noun)

    the object or aim of someone’s endeavours

    “the acquisition of a fortune is the study of all”

  • Study (noun)

    a person who memorizes a role at a specified speed

    “I’m a quick study”

  • Study (noun)

    a room used or designed for reading, writing, or academic work

    “the third bedroom was used as a study”

  • Study (noun)

    a piece of work, especially a drawing, done for practice or as an experiment.

  • Study (noun)

    a musical composition designed to develop a player’s technical skill.

  • Study (noun)

    a thing or person that is an embodiment or good example of something

    “he perched on the edge of the bed, a study in confusion and misery”

  • Study (noun)

    an amusing or remarkable thing or person

    “Ira’s face was a study as he approached the car”

  • Study (verb)

    devote time and attention to gaining knowledge of (an academic subject), especially by means of books

    “I studied classics at college”

  • Study (verb)

    investigate and analyse (a subject or situation) in detail

    “he has been studying mink for many years”

  • Study (verb)

    apply oneself to study

    “he spent his time listening to the radio rather than studying”

  • Study (verb)

    acquire academic knowledge at an educational establishment

    “he studied at the Kensington School of Art”

  • Study (verb)

    learn intensively about something, especially in preparation for a test of knowledge

    “schoolchildren studying up on their forebears’ games and chores”

  • Study (verb)

    (of an actor) try to learn (the words of one’s role).

  • Study (verb)

    give serious thought or consideration to

    “the people here don’t make so much noise, so the government don’t have us to study”

  • Study (verb)

    look at closely in order to observe or read

    “she bent her head to study the plans”

  • Study (verb)

    make an effort to achieve (a result) or take into account (a person or their wishes)

    “with no husband to study, housekeeping is mere play”

Oxford Dictionary

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