Study

A branch of knowledge

Give careful consideration to

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

Synonyms

Work

Derivation

Studious

Examples

No schools offer graduate study in interior design

Attentive consideration and meditation

Preliminary drawing for later elaboration

Think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes

Examples

He is meditating in his study

Learn by reading books

Synonyms

Hit the books

Entails

Read

Derivation

Studying

Examples

He is studying geology in his room

A detailed critical inspection

Synonyms

Survey

Has types

Resurvey

A written document describing the findings of some individual or group

Be a student of a certain subject

Consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning

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

Examples

A study in spiccato bowing

A room used for reading and writing and studying

Type of

Room

Part of

House

Examples

He knocked lightly on the closed door of the study

A state of deep mental absorption

Examples

She is in a deep study

Be a student; follow a course of study; be enrolled at an institute of learning

Has types

Major

Minor

Derivation

Student

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

Examples

He is a quick study