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Definition of Study

Study

  1. A setting of the mind or thoughts upon a subject; hence, application of mind to books, arts, or science, or to any subject, for the purpose of acquiring knowledge.
  2. Mental occupation; absorbed or thoughtful attention; meditation; contemplation.
  3. Any particular branch of learning that is studied; any object of attentive consideration.
  4. A building or apartment devoted to study or to literary work.
  5. A representation or rendering of any object or scene intended, not for exhibition as an original work of art, but for the information, instruction, or assistance of the maker; as, a study of heads or of hands for a figure picture.
  6. A piece for special practice. See Etude.
  7. To fix the mind closely upon a subject; to dwell upon anything in thought; to muse; to ponder.
  8. To apply the mind to books or learning.
  9. To endeavor diligently; to be zealous.
  10. To apply the mind to; to read and examine for the purpose of learning and understanding; as, to study law or theology; to study languages.
  11. To consider attentively; to examine closely; as, to study the work of nature.
  12. To form or arrange by previous thought; to con over, as in committing to memory; as, to study a speech.
  13. To make an object of study; to aim at sedulously; to devote one's thoughts to; as, to study the welfare of others; to study variety in composition.

Study Quotations

Education is the key to the future: You've heard it a million times, and it's not wrong. Educated people have higher wages and lower unemployment rates, and better-educated countries grow faster and innovate more than other countries. But going to college is not enough. You also have to study the right subjects.
Alex Tabarrok

People who make the choice to study, work hard or do whatever they endeavor is to give it the max on themselves to reach to the top level. And you have the people who get envy and jealous, yet are not willing to put that work in, and they want to get the same praise.
Evander Holyfield

I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
John Adams

I lead no party; I follow no leader. I have given the best part of my life to careful study of Islam, its law and polity, its culture, its history and its literature.
Muhammad Iqbal

I believed in studying just because I knew education was a privilege. It was the discipline of study, to get into the habit of doing something that you don't want to do.
Wynton Marsalis
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Study Translations

study in Afrikaans is studie, studeer
study in Danish is studere, studium
study in Dutch is studie
study in Finnish is opiskella
study in Italian is fare gli studi superiori
study in Portuguese is estudar, estudo
study in Spanish is estudio
study in Swedish is studera
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