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studied Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. verb consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
    canvas; study; analyse; examine; canvass; analyze.
    • analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare
    • analyze the evidence in a criminal trial
    • analyze your real motives
  2. verb be a student; follow a course of study; be enrolled at an institute of learning
    study.
  3. verb give careful consideration to
    study; consider.
    • consider the possibility of moving
  4. verb be a student of a certain subject
    read; study; take; learn.
    • She is reading for the bar exam
  5. verb learn by reading books; I must hit the books now"
    study; hit the books.
    • He is studying geology in his room
    • I have an exam next week
  6. verb think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes
    contemplate; study; meditate.
    • He is meditating in his study
  7. adjective produced or marked by conscious design or premeditation
    • a studied smile
    • a note of biting irony and studied insult"- V.L.Parrington
WordNet

Stud"ied adjective
Definitions
  1. Closely examined; read with diligence and attention; made the subject of study; well considered; as, a studied lesson.
  2. Well versed in any branch of learning; qualified by study; learned; as, a man well studied in geometry.
    I shrewdly suspect that he is little studied of a theory of moral proportions. Burke.
  3. Premeditated; planned; designed; as, a studied insult. "Studied magnificence." Hawthorne.
  4. Intent; inclined. Obs. Shak.

Webster 1913


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