What is study?

  • (verb): Learn by reading books.
    Synonyms: hit the books
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on study:

Entomology
... and -λογία, -logia) is the scientific study of insects, a branch of arthropodology, which in turn is a branch of biology ... insect" was more vague, and historically the definition of entomology included the study of terrestrial animals in other arthropod groups or other phyla, such as arachnids, myriapods ... entomology is a taxon-based category any form of scientific study in which there is a focus on insect related inquiries is, by definition, entomology ...
History Of Anatomy - Early Modern Anatomy - 17th and 18th Centuries
... The study of anatomy flourished in the 17th and 18th centuries ... Because the study of anatomy concerned observation and drawings, the popularity of the anatomist was equal to the quality of his drawing talents, and one ... traveled around Europe from dissection to dissection during the course of their study - they had to go where a fresh body was available (e.g ...
Environmental Science - Components
... Ecology is the study of the interactions between organisms and their environment ... Environmental chemistry is the study of chemical alterations in the environment ... Principal areas of study include soil contamination and water pollution ...
Onomastics
... Onomastics or onomatology is the study of proper names of all kinds and the origins of names ... Toponymy or toponomastics, the study of place names, is one of the principal branches of onomastics ... Anthroponomastics is the study of personal names ...
Environmental Science - Terminology
... are often used interchangeably, but technically, ecology refers only to the study of organisms and their interactions with each other and their environment ... health issues (for example) ecologists would be unlikely to study ... biological, chemical, and physical principles to the study of the physical environment and the solution of environmental problems, including subjects such as abating or controlling environmental pollution and ...

More definitions of "study":

  • (noun): Preliminary drawing for later elaboration.
    Synonyms: sketch
  • (verb): Be a student; follow a course of study; be enrolled at an institute of learning.
  • (verb): Think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes.
    Example: "He is meditating in his study"
    Synonyms: meditate, contemplate
  • (noun): A written document describing the findings of some individual or group.
    Example: "This accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale"
    Synonyms: report, written report
  • (noun): Attentive consideration and meditation.
    Synonyms: cogitation
  • (noun): A room used for reading and writing and studying.
    Example: "He knocked lightly on the closed door of the study"
  • (noun): Applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading).
    Example: "No schools offer graduate study in interior design"
    Synonyms: work
  • (noun): A detailed critical inspection.
    Synonyms: survey
  • (noun): A composition intended to develop one aspect of the performer's technique.
    Example: "A study in spiccato bowing"
  • (noun): Someone who memorizes quickly and easily (as the lines for a part in a play).
    Example: "He is a quick study"
  • (verb): Give careful consideration to.
    Synonyms: consider
  • (verb): Be a student of a certain subject.
    Synonyms: learn, read, take
  • (noun): A state of deep mental absorption.
    Example: "She is in a deep study"

Famous quotes containing the word study:

    Of making many books there is no end; and much study is a weariness of the flesh.
    Bible: Hebrew Ecclesiastes 12:12.

    Gonna lay down my burden
    down by the riverside,
    to study war no more.
    —Unknown. “Down by the Riverside,” l. 5-7.

    Based on Isaiah 2:1-5.

    How else is the famous short story ‘A study in Abjection’ to be understood but as an outbreak of disgust against an age indecently undermined by psychology.
    Thomas Mann (1875–1955)