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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 study /ˈstʌdi/

From: Network Terminology

 研究 學習

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stud·y n.; pl. Studies
 1. 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.
    Hammond . . . spent thirteen hours of the day in study.   --Bp. Fell.
    Study gives strength to the mind; conversation, grace.   --Sir W. Temple.
 2. Mental occupation; absorbed or thoughtful attention; meditation; contemplation.
 Just men they seemed, and all their study bent
 To worship God aright, and know his works.   --Milton.
 3. Any particular branch of learning that is studied; any object of attentive consideration.
    The Holy Scriptures, especially the New Testament, are her daily study.   --Law.
    The proper study of mankind is man.   --Pope.
 4. A building or apartment devoted to study or to literary work. “His cheery little study.”
 5. Fine Arts 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.
 6. Mus. A piece for special practice. See Etude.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stud·y v. i. [imp. & p. p. Studied p. pr. & vb. n. Studying ]
 1. To fix the mind closely upon a subject; to dwell upon anything in thought; to muse; to ponder.
    I found a moral first, and then studied for a fable.   --Swift.
 2. To apply the mind to books or learning.
 3. To endeavor diligently; to be zealous.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stud·y, v. t.
 1. 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.
 2. To consider attentively; to examine closely; as, to study the work of nature.
 Study thyself; what rank or what degree
 The wise Creator has ordained for thee.   --Dryden.
 3. To form or arrange by previous thought; to con over, as in committing to memory; as, to study a speech.
 4. 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.
    For their heart studieth destruction.   --Prov. xxiv. 2.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a detailed critical inspection [syn: survey]
      2: 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" [syn: work]
      3: a written document describing the findings of some
         individual or group; "this accords with the recent study
         by Hill and Dale" [syn: report, written report]
      4: a state of deep mental absorption; "she is in a deep study"
      5: a room used for reading and writing and studying; "he
         knocked lightly on the closed door of the study"
      6: 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"
         [syn: discipline, subject, subject area, subject
         field, field, field of study, bailiwick, branch of
      7: preliminary drawing for later elaboration; "he made several
         studies before starting to paint" [syn: sketch]
      8: attentive consideration and meditation; "after much
         cogitation he rejected the offer" [syn: cogitation]
      9: someone who memorizes quickly and easily (as the lines for a
         part in a play); "he is a quick study"
      10: a composition intended to develop one aspect of the
          performer's technique; "a study in spiccato bowing"
      v 1: 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" [syn: analyze,
            analyse, examine, canvass, canvas]
      2: be a student; follow a course of study; be enrolled at an
         institute of learning
      3: give careful consideration to; "consider the possibility of
         moving" [syn: consider]
      4: be a student of a certain subject; "She is reading for the
         bar exam" [syn: learn, read, take]
      5: learn by reading books; "He is studying geology in his
         room"; "I have an exam next week; I must hit the books
         now" [syn: hit the books]
      6: think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes; "He
         is meditating in his study" [syn: meditate, contemplate]
      [also: studied]