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Synonyms for study

Synonyms for study

a careful considering of a matter

the condition of being so lost in solitary thought as to be unaware of one's surroundings

repetition of an action so as to develop or maintain one's skill

to apply one's mind to the acquisition or production of knowledge

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a detailed critical inspection

applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)

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a state of deep mental absorption

a room used for reading and writing and studying

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preliminary drawing for later elaboration

attentive consideration and meditation

someone who memorizes quickly and easily (as the lines for a part in a play)

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a composition intended to develop one aspect of the performer's technique

be a student

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be a student of a certain subject

think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes

References in classic literature ?
I say, I'm jolly glad we're in the same study this term.
Fathers and mothers are too absorbed in business and housekeeping to study their children, and cherish that sweet and natural confidence which is a child's surest safeguard, and a parent's subtlest power.
Mac did come again, glad to find something he could study in spite of his weak eyes, and learned much that was of more value than anything his school had ever taught thim.
Study above, pages 77-81, and read in Le Morte Darthur as much as time permits.
Among the best plays for study are: Abraham and Isaac (Riverside L.
What is called eloquence in the forum is commonly found to be rhetoric in the study.
Such gifts as keenness and ready powers of acquisition; for the mind more often faints from the severity of study than from the severity of gymnastics: the toil is more entirely the mind's own, and is not shared with the body.
As they went they seemed to wake something, as one startles a bird, in the deeper corner between the study and the main building; and again they saw the white-robed fakir slide out of the shadow, and slip round towards the front door.
While matters were in this state, East and Tom were one evening sitting in their study.
It represents but an attempt on my part--a very feeble one perhaps--to give the reader what little help I can in surmounting difficulties which a long study of Nietzsche's life and works has enabled me, partially I hope, to overcome.
On this question of the mental as opposed to the physiological study of the causes of insanity, Dr.
A book of family sermons, one of which Sir Pitt was in the habit of administering to his family on Sunday mornings, lay ready on the study table, and awaiting his judicious selection.
Three days after the quarrel, Prince Stepan Arkadyevitch Oblonsky--Stiva, as he was called in the fashionable world-- woke up at his usual hour, that is, at eight o'clock in the morning, not in his wife's bedroom, but on the leather-covered sofa in his study.
She was the living spirit of love to soften and attract; I might have become sullen in my study, through the ardour of my nature, but that she was there to subdue me to a semblance of her own gentleness.
Take off your wrappings and come into the study till dinner.