applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)
attentive consideration and meditation
a state of deep mental absorption
a branch of knowledge
a composition intended to develop one aspect of the performer's technique
a written document describing the findings of some individual or group
a detailed critical inspection
someone who memorizes quickly and easily (as the lines for a part in a play)
be a student of a certain subject
learn by reading books
be a student; follow a course of study; be enrolled at an institute of learning
consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
give careful consideration to
think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes
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.
Mental occupation; absorbed or thoughtful attention; meditation; contemplation.
Any particular branch of learning that is studied; any object of attentive consideration.
A building or apartment devoted to study or to literary work.
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.
A piece for special practice. see etude.
To fix the mind closely upon a subject; to dwell upon anything in thought; to muse; to ponder.
To apply the mind to books or learning.
To endeavor diligently; to be zealous.
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.
To consider attentively; to examine closely; as, to study the work of nature.
To form or arrange by previous thought; to con over, as in committing to memory; as, to study a speech.
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.