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n. pl. ol·o·gies Informal
A branch of learning.
n, pl -gies
informal a science or other branch of knowledge
[C19: abstracted from words with this ending, such as theology, biology, etc; see -logy]
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|Noun||1.||ology - an informal word (abstracted from words with this ending) for some unidentified branch of knowledge|
discipline, field of study, subject area, subject field, bailiwick, subject, field, study - a branch of knowledge; "in what discipline is his doctorate?"; "teachers should be well trained in their subject"; "anthropology is the study of human beings"
symbology - the study or the use of symbols and symbolism