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study

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2 the state of being lost in thought
  • found her staring at the fire in a deep study
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3 a careful weighing of the reasons for or against something
  • the idea is under study by the city council
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1 to use the mind to acquire knowledge
  • you'll have to study hard and learn all about the Revolutionary War in order to pass the history test
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go over, go through

2 to commit to memory
  • having carefully studied the document, he could repeat what it said exactly
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3 to give serious and careful thought to
  • scientists who study the origin of the universe
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beat one's brains out (about), chew on, cudgel oneʼs brains (about), look at

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Synonym Discussion of study

consider, study, contemplate, weigh mean to think about in order to arrive at a judgment or decision. consider may suggest giving thought to in order to reach a suitable conclusion, opinion, or decision.
    • refused even to consider my proposal
study implies sustained purposeful concentration and attention to details and minutiae.
    • study the plan closely
contemplate stresses focusing one's thoughts on something but does not imply coming to a conclusion or decision.
    • contemplate the consequences of refusing
weigh implies attempting to reach the truth or arrive at a decision by balancing conflicting claims or evidence.
    • weigh the pros and cons of the case


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