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.
n : reading carefully with intent to remember [syn: perusal, perusing,