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Meaning & Definition of Learn in English

English

Learn

/lərn/

verb

1. Gain knowledge or skills

  • "She learned dancing from her sister"
  • "I learned sanskrit"
  • "Children acquire language at an amazing rate"
    synonym:
  • learn
  • ,
  • larn
  • ,
  • acquire

2. Get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally

  • "I learned that she has two grown-up children"
  • "I see that you have been promoted"
    synonym:
  • learn
  • ,
  • hear
  • ,
  • get word
  • ,
  • get wind
  • ,
  • pick up
  • ,
  • find out
  • ,
  • get a line
  • ,
  • discover
  • ,
  • see

3. Commit to memory

  • Learn by heart
  • "Have you memorized your lines for the play yet?"
    synonym:
  • memorize
  • ,
  • memorise
  • ,
  • con
  • ,
  • learn

4. Be a student of a certain subject

  • "She is reading for the bar exam"
    synonym:
  • learn
  • ,
  • study
  • ,
  • read
  • ,
  • take

5. Impart skills or knowledge to

  • "I taught them french"
  • "He instructed me in building a boat"
    synonym:
  • teach
  • ,
  • learn
  • ,
  • instruct

6. Find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort

  • "I want to see whether she speaks french"
  • "See whether it works"
  • "Find out if he speaks russian"
  • "Check whether the train leaves on time"
    synonym:
  • determine
  • ,
  • check
  • ,
  • find out
  • ,
  • see
  • ,
  • ascertain
  • ,
  • watch
  • ,
  • learn

Examples of using

I had to learn the hard way that you need to learn to get good grades in university.
I have a lot to learn from you.
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