Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun study

10 senses of study

Sense 1
survey, study -- (a detailed critical inspection)
       => examination, scrutiny -- (the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes))

Sense 2
study, work -- (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")
       => learning, acquisition -- (the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge; "the child's acquisition of language")

Sense 3
report, study, written report -- (a written document describing the findings of some individual or group; "this accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale")
       => document, written document, papers -- (writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature))

Sense 4
study -- (a state of deep mental absorption; "she is in a deep study")
       => concentration, engrossment, absorption, immersion -- (complete attention; intense mental effort)

Sense 5
study -- (a room used for reading and writing and studying; "he knocked lightly on the closed door of the study")
       => room -- (an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view")

Sense 6
discipline, subject, subject area, subject field, field, field of study, study, bailiwick -- (a branch of knowledge; "in what discipline is his doctorate?"; "teachers should be well trained in their subject"; "anthropology is the study of human beings")
       => knowledge domain, knowledge base, domain -- (the content of a particular field of knowledge)

Sense 7
sketch, study -- (preliminary drawing for later elaboration; "he made several studies before starting to paint")
       => drawing -- (a representation of forms or objects on a surface by means of lines; "drawings of abstract forms"; "he did complicated pen-and-ink drawings like medieval miniatures")

Sense 8
cogitation, study -- (attentive consideration and meditation; "after much cogitation he rejected the offer")
       => contemplation, reflection, reflexion, rumination, musing, thoughtfulness -- (a calm, lengthy, intent consideration)

Sense 9
study -- (someone who memorizes quickly and easily (as the lines for a part in a play); "he is a quick study")
       => memorizer, memoriser -- (a person who learns by rote)

Sense 10
study -- (a composition intended to develop one aspect of the performer's technique; "a study in spiccato bowing")
       => musical composition, opus, composition, piece, piece of music -- (a musical work that has been created; "the composition is written in four movements")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb study

6 senses of study

Sense 1
analyze, analyse, study, examine, canvass, canvas -- (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")

Sense 2
study -- (be a student; follow a course of study; be enrolled at an institute of learning)

Sense 3
study, consider -- (give careful consideration to; "consider the possibility of moving")
       => chew over, think over, meditate, ponder, excogitate, contemplate, muse, reflect, mull, mull over, ruminate, speculate -- (reflect deeply on a subject; "I mulled over the events of the afternoon"; "philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years"; "The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate")

Sense 4
learn, study, read, take -- (be a student of a certain subject; "She is reading for the bar exam")

Sense 5
study, hit the books -- (learn by reading books; "He is studying geology in his room"; "I have an exam next week; I must hit the books now")
       => learn, larn, acquire -- (gain knowledge or skills; "She learned dancing from her sister"; "I learned Sanskrit"; "Children acquire language at an amazing rate")

Sense 6
study, meditate, contemplate -- (think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes; "He is meditating in his study")
       => think, cogitate, cerebrate -- (use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments; "I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere")

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