Definition of restudy in US English:



[with object]
  • Study (something) again.

    • ‘Blake, Tintori, and Hagdorn and Blake and Hagdorn restudied the scanty Triassic record in light of that of the late Paleozoic.’
    • ‘Mahadevan studied and restudied the inscriptions over and over again and found the confusion was not in them but in the minds of those who read them wrongly.’
    • ‘All but one of the seven patients restudied after 3 months of bosentan therapy reported subjective improvement in symptoms.’
    • ‘The aistopod family Phlegethontiidae is restudied based on new specimens from Pit 11 of Mazon Creek, Illinois, and the coal shales of Nyrany, Czech Republic, as well as most available specimens from North America.’
    • ‘In particular, the speaker expressed fears that the redeliberation of the disputed bills could give rise to the tricky question as to whether other bills approved in the same manner should be retroactively restudied.’
    • ‘He restudied and generalised the mathematical theories of Kummer fields and of cyclotomic fields from the standpoint of abelian varieties over algebraic number fields.’
    • ‘The two authors discussed the coding and when disagreements arose the transcripts were restudied and discussed until a consensus was reached.’
    • ‘When restudied in the stable clinical state, the incidence of a positive bacterial culture was similar for both groups.’
    • ‘Brice's study was a major improvement over that of Wallace in that she restudied topotype specimens of the type species, although her serial-sections did not reveal certain key internal structures of the dorsal valve.’
    • ‘Review boards have been sending the Park Service back to the drawing board to restudy their plan since 2002, and the bollards will be much less conspicuous as a result.’
    • ‘Although first described 140 years ago, the original material of the type species of the genus, C. spiniger from Wisconsin, has never been restudied.’
    • ‘But I think you need to take English class again and restudy your adjectives.’
    • ‘Thirty-seven were restudied after a median (interquartile range) interval of 29 weeks.’
    • ‘In 1977, the community was restudied yet again, using the same research instruments but with minor changes.’
    • ‘So when I restudied English, I learned it as an American.’
    • ‘After his flirtation with stock brokering Mr Gilmour went to Florence to restudy the piano and later to Vienna to study conducting.’
    • ‘In our opinion the first of these species is so poorly preserved as to be unidentifiable and the second species, probably a goniasterid but not Pentagonaster, has not been restudied since the original, limited description.’
    • ‘He stared at the ceiling of his room, studying and restudying the cracks on it.’
    • ‘In addition, new casts were made of Linton and Mazon Creek specimens, and galvanotypes of Fritsch's material were restudied.’
    • ‘The only known specimen of P. browni apparently has not been restudied since its original description.’


  • An instance of studying something again.

    • ‘An intensive restudy of these collections by Mary Simon, however, indicated no drastic change in subsistence during the Moorehead and Sand Prairie phases.’
    • ‘After restudy of the holotype and some topotypes, however, Xinjiangoceras Wang, 1983 had been suppressed as a junior synonym of the Triassic genus Procarnites Arthaber, 1911.’
    • ‘The material basis for restudy of this genus consists of 21 carapaces from the series originally studied by Gemmellaro.’
    • ‘The original assignment was questioned and subsequent restudy of the sole specimen suggests that it may be a portunid, rather than a majid.’
    • ‘The unique specimen of Karataolhrips jurassiens was unavailable for restudy, so we relied on published drawings for interpretation of wing venation, which is justified since the drawings agree well with photos of it.’
    • ‘Recent restudy of the inclusions in that collection indicate that the material is Cretaceous, as based on the presence of Serphitidae and several other families of insects restricted to the Cretaceous.’
    • ‘The status of many Eurasian species of Late Devonian cyrtospiriferid brachiopods require careful restudy to properly assess their generic status and assignment to morphologic/phylogenetic groups of Cyrtospirifer outlined below.’
    • ‘As they wrote, ‘the restudy of the lists themselves… has made advisable first of all a new presentation of the basic evidence.’’
    • ‘In this restudy of the Chinese stricklandioids, serial peel sections played an important role for differentiating stricklandioids at generic and specific levels.’
    • ‘Accordingly we retain these species questionably in Orthopithonella, pending their future restudy.’
    • ‘‘We have to confirm it,’ he says of the new grant in which researchers will use different drugs to mimic aging, drugs that knock out L-arginine and tetrahydrobiopterin, to try to create an aged artery and restudy estrogen's impact.’
    • ‘Despite all the talk, mandated restudies, and money - $7.8 billion over 30 years promised (but not allocated) by the Feds and the state of Florida - this is not, as far as I can tell, a restoration plan.’
    • ‘Thus, all other species previously assigned to Orthopithonella are accepted only questionably, pending their more detailed restudy.’
    • ‘Because a restudy of these taxa is beyond the scope of the present work, the classification of Brooks is used to avoid unnecessary confusion.’
    • ‘Species that require restudy, based upon their apparent similarity to Cliopagurus spp., include D. hungaricus and D. arrosor.’
    • ‘It would be interesting to do a restudy now among both female and male nurses and the increasing number of women physicians.’
    • ‘We also include a detailed restudy of the North American Frasnian genus Regelia Crickmay, 1952b (previously considered a synonym of Cyrtospirifer).’
    • ‘This fossil was originally described as the species Canis milleri, but restudy has shown that it is a subspecies of C. lupus, the gray wolf.’
    • ‘Recent study and restudy of historical material at the Natural History Museum in London reveals several exclusively Cretaceous insect taxa in Burmese amber, indicating its probable Cretaceous age.’
    • ‘For example, Hughes said of the Cambrian arthropod Burgessia: ‘what is apparent from this restudy is that Burgessia did possess a mixture of characters… many of which are to be found in modern arthropods of various groups’.’