Synonyms of study in English:

study


See US English definition of study

See UK English definition of study

See Spanish definition of estudio

noun

1‘two years of study in the sixth form’

SYNONYMS
learning, education, schooling, work, academic work, book work, scholarship, tuition, research
informal swotting, cramming

2‘a study of manufacturing in the UK’

SYNONYMS
investigation, inquiry, research, examination, analysis, review, survey, scrutiny, evaluation, interpretation

3‘Father was shut up in his study’

SYNONYMS
office, workroom, workplace, place of work, studio, library
den, cubbyhole, sanctum

4‘this study concentrates mainly upon attitudes to death’

SYNONYMS
essay, article, piece, work, review, report, paper, dissertation, commentary, discourse, critique, disquisition

verb

1‘Anne studied hard at school’

SYNONYMS
work, apply oneself, read up, revise, burn the midnight oil
informal swot, cram, bone up
British informal mug up
archaic con

2‘he studied electronics and accountancy’

SYNONYMS
learn, read, read up on, work at, be taught, be tutored in
British informal mug up on

3‘Thomas was studying the effects of business re-engineering’

SYNONYMS
investigate, inquire into, research, conduct research into, look into, examine, analyse, explore, probe, monitor, review, appraise, survey, conduct a survey of, scrutinize, dissect, delve into
informal check out, suss out

4‘she studied her friend thoughtfully’

SYNONYMS
scrutinize, examine, inspect, consider, regard, look at, eye, observe, watch, survey, keep an eye on, keep under surveillance
informal clock, check out
North American informal eyeball

Phrases

    in a brown study


    SYNONYMS
    lost in thought, lost in contemplation, in a reverie, thinking, reflecting, musing, pondering, contemplating, deliberating, ruminating, cogitating, dreaming, daydreaming
    informal miles away