Definition of "studying" []

  • To apply the mind to the learning or understanding of (a subject), esp by reading (verb)
  • To investigate or examine, as by observation, research, etc (verb)
  • To look at minutely; scrutinize (verb)
  • To give much careful or critical thought to (verb)
  • To take a course in (a subject), as at a college (verb)
  • To try to memorize (verb)
  • To meditate or contemplate; reflect (verb)
  • The act or process of studying (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • A room used for studying, reading, writing, etc (noun)
  • Work relating to a particular discipline (noun)
  • An investigation and analysis of a subject, situation, etc (noun)
  • A product of studying, such as a written paper or book (noun)
  • A drawing, sculpture, etc, executed for practice or in preparation for another work (noun)
  • A musical composition intended to develop one aspect of performing technique (noun)
  • A person who memorizes a part in the manner specified (noun)
  • The action of the verb to study. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Present participle of study. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "studying" in a sentence
  • "But as I recall, Robert sent me the first chapter, which begins with two impoverished schoolgirls from the Hollow of the title studying together and spelling the word for an adult sex toy."
  • "Something Susan said to be the other day made me realise that for her studying is a way of bettering her position, a means to an end rather than the end itself."
  • "I spent a term studying in London in May 2006 and I really miss it and am hoping to go back someday!"
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