Noun Definition


1.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):bailiwick, discipline, field, subject

Category: General

2.Definition: a composition intended to develop one aspect of the performer's technique

"A study in spiccato bowing"

Category: General

3.Definition: a detailed critical inspection

Related Noun(s):survey

Category: General

4.Definition: a room used for reading and writing and studying

"He knocked lightly on the closed door of the study"

Category: Objects

5.Definition: a state of deep mental absorption

"She is in a deep study"

Category: General

6.Definition: a written document describing the findings of some individual or group

"This accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale"

Related Noun(s):report

Category: General

7.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):work

Category: General

8.Definition: attentive consideration and meditation

Related Noun(s):cogitation

Category: General

9.Definition: preliminary drawing for later elaboration

Related Noun(s):sketch

Category: Objects

10.Definition: someone who memorizes quickly and easily (as the lines for a part in a play)

"He is a quick study"

Category: People