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Definition of "learn" []

  • To gain knowledge, comprehension, or mastery of through experience or study. (verb-transitive)
  • To fix in the mind or memory; memorize: learned the speech in a few hours. (verb-transitive)
  • To acquire experience of or an ability or a skill in: learn tolerance; learned how to whistle. (verb-transitive)
  • To become aware: learned that it was best not to argue. (verb-transitive)
  • To become informed of; find out. See Synonyms at discover. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "learn" in a sentence
  • "He beat all Ireland in the Intermediate examinations, and when I met him in America years afterwards he said: ‘There is nothing I cannot learn and nothing that I want to learn’.534 Some instinct drew us together, it was to him I used to read my poems."
  • "Precious as are the words which drop from His lips, which are spirit and are life, His life itself is more than all His teachings; and it is when we learn, not _from_ Him, but when we _learn_ Him, that we see the Father."
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