What is study?

  • (verb): Consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning.
    Synonyms: analyze, analyse, examine, canvass, canvas
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on study:

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 ...
Environmental Science - Terminology
... technically, ecology refers only to the study of organisms and their interactions with each other and their environment ... involve purely chemical or public 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 ...
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 need not be an expert in Latin to take part ... 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 ...
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 ...
Entomology
... or engraved/segmented", hence "insect" and -λογία, -logia) is the scientific study of insects, a branch of arthropodology, which in turn is a branch of ... 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 ... zoology, 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 ...

More definitions of "study":

  • (noun): Preliminary drawing for later elaboration.
    Synonyms: sketch
  • (noun): A detailed critical inspection.
    Synonyms: survey
  • (verb): Give careful consideration to.
    Synonyms: consider
  • (verb): Think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes.
    Example: "He is meditating in his study"
    Synonyms: meditate, contemplate
  • (noun): A room used for reading and writing and studying.
    Example: "He knocked lightly on the closed door of the study"
  • (noun): Attentive consideration and meditation.
    Synonyms: cogitation
  • (verb): Be a student of a certain subject.
    Synonyms: learn, read, take
  • (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
  • (verb): Be a student; follow a course of study; be enrolled at an institute of learning.
  • (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): Someone who memorizes quickly and easily (as the lines for a part in a play).
    Example: "He is a quick study"
  • (noun): A composition intended to develop one aspect of the performer's technique.
    Example: "A study in spiccato bowing"
  • (noun): A state of deep mental absorption.
    Example: "She is in a deep study"

Famous quotes containing the word study:

    All good biography, as all good fiction, comes down to the study of original sin, of our inherent disposition to choose death when we ought to choose life.
    Rebecca West (1892–1983)

    ... there is a lightness about the feminine mind—a touch and go—music, the fine arts, that kind of thing—they should study those up to a certain point, women should; but in a light way, you know.
    George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)

    What is rational is actual and what is actual is rational. On this conviction the plain man like the philosopher takes his stand, and from it philosophy starts in its study of the universe of mind as well as the universe of nature.
    Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770–1831)