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Noun: studying  stú-dee-ing
  1. Reading carefully with intent to remember
    - perusal, perusing, poring over
Verb: study  stú-dee
  1. Be a student; follow a course of study; be enrolled at an institute of learning
  2. Consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
    "study a sonnet by Shakespeare";
    - analyze [N. Amer], analyse [Brit, Cdn], examine, canvass
  3. Give careful consideration to
    "study the possibility of moving";
    - consider
  4. Be a student of a certain subject
    "She is studying for the bar exam";
    - learn, read, take
  5. Learn by reading books
    "He is studying geology in his room";
    - hit the books
  6. Think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes
    "He is meditating in his study";
    - meditate, contemplate

Type of: acquire, cerebrate, chew over, cogitate, contemplate, excogitate, larn, learn, meditate, mull, mull over, muse, ponder, reading, reflect, ruminate, speculate, think, think over

Encyclopedia: Studying