bailiwick vs study what difference

what is difference between bailiwick and study

English

Etymology

From bailie (bailiff) and wick (dwelling), from Old English wīc.

Pronunciation

  • enPR: bā’lĭ-wĭk, IPA(key): /ˈbeɪ.lɪ.wɪk/

Noun

bailiwick (plural bailiwicks)

  1. The district within which a bailie or bailiff has jurisdiction.
    The Bailiwick of Jersey.
  2. A person’s concern or sphere of operations, their area of skill or authority.

Synonyms

  • (area or subject of authority or involvement): domain, department, jurisdiction, sphere, territory, turf, pale, wheelhouse.

Related terms

  • bailie
  • bailiff

Translations

References

  • bailiwick in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.


English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈstʌdi/
  • Rhymes: -ʌdi

Etymology 1

From Middle English studien, from Old French estudier (Modern French étudier) from Medieval Latin studiāre and Latin studēre, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)tewd- (to push, hit). Displaced native Old English cneordlæcan.

Verb

study (third-person singular simple present studies, present participle studying, simple past and past participle studied)

  1. (usually academic) To review materials already learned in order to make sure one does not forget them, usually in preparation for an examination.
  2. (academic) To take a course or courses on a subject.
  3. To acquire knowledge on a subject with the intention of applying it in practice.
  4. To look at minutely.
  5. To fix the mind closely upon a subject; to dwell upon anything in thought; to muse; to ponder.
    • July 10, 1732, Jonathan Swift, letter to Mr. Gay and The Duchess of Queensberry
      I found a moral first, and studied for a fable.
  6. To endeavor diligently; to be zealous.
    • And that ye study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you []
Conjugation
Synonyms
  • con
  • elucubrate
  • research
  • revise
  • swot
Translations

Etymology 2

From Middle English studie, from Old French estudie (Modern French étude), from Latin studium (zeal, dedication, study), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)tewd- (to push, hit). Doublet of studio.

Noun

study (countable and uncountable, plural studies)

  1. Mental effort to acquire knowledge or learning.
    • 1661, John Fell, The Life of the most learned, reverend and pious Dr. H. Hammond
      During the whole time of his abode in the university he generally spent thirteen hours of the day in study; by which assiduity besides an exact dispatch of the whole course of philosophy, he read over in a manner all classic authors that are extant []
    • 1699, William Temple, Heads designed for an essay on conversations
      Study gives strength to the mind; conversation, grace: the first apt to give stiffness, the other suppleness: one gives substance and form to the statue, the other polishes it.
  2. The act of studying or examining; examination.
  3. Any particular branch of learning that is studied; any object of attentive consideration.
    • 1762, Edmund Law, An extract from A serious call to a devout and holy life
      The Holy Scriptures, especially the New Testament, are her daily study.
  4. A room in a house intended for reading and writing; traditionally the private room of the male head of household.
    • his cheery little study
  5. An artwork made in order to practise or demonstrate a subject or technique.
  6. The human face, bearing an expression which the observer finds amusingly typical of a particular emotion or state of mind.
  7. (music) A piece for special practice; an étude.
  8. (academic) An academic publication.
  9. One who commits a theatrical part to memory.
  10. (obsolete) A state of mental perplexity or worried thought.
  11. (archaic) Thought, as directed to a specific purpose; one’s concern.
Synonyms
  • (private male room): cabinet, closet (archaic)
Hyponyms
  • See also Thesaurus:study
Coordinate terms
  • (private male room): boudoir (female equivalent)
Derived terms
Related terms
Translations

References

Anagrams

  • Dusty, Dutys, Duyst, dusty

Please follow and like us:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Social Share Buttons and Icons powered by Ultimatelysocial