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Definition of "learned" []

  • Possessing or demonstrating profound, often systematic knowledge; erudite. (adjective)
  • Directed toward scholars: a learned journal. (adjective)
  • Acquired by learning or experience: learned behavior; a learned response. (adjective)

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 "learned" in a sentence
  • "They _desert'_ their friends. learned He _learned_ (one syllable) to sing."
  • "And during those forty years, we have learned things about Rupture which no one _else_ has _ever learned_ -- we have gained knowledge which is exclusively our _own_."
  • "A verb may consist of two, three, or even four words; as, _is learning, may be learned, could have been learned_."