study This is a document 1==2study verb UK /ˈstʌd.i/ US /ˈstʌd.i/ study verb (LEARN) A1 [ I or T ] to learn about a subject, especially in an educational course or by reading books: to study biology/chemistry Next term we will study plants and how they grow. She's been studying for her doctorate for three years already. More examples She couldn't study with the children chasing around the house. One of the main reasons I came to England was to study the language. You'll need peace and quiet to study. Richard studied engineering at Manchester University. I studied music at college.