Origin of learn
OTHER WORDS FROM learnlearn·a·ble, adjectivemis·learn, verb, mis·learned or mis·learnt, mis·learn·ing.outlearn, verb (used with object), out·learned or out·learnt, out·learn·ing.re·learn, verb, re·learned or re·learnt, re·learn·ing.
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH learnlearn , teach
Words nearby learn
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What are other ways to say learn?
To learn something is to acquire knowledge of it through study or experience. How does learn compare with discover, ascertain, and detect? Find out on Thesaurus.com.
How to use learn in a sentence
Human beings tend to learn more from mistakes than successes, they say, and this year, we are learning a ton.The losses continue to pile up for hedge fund king Ray Dalio|Bernhard Warner|September 15, 2020|Fortune
If you are interested in learning more—for yourself or your executives—please go here, or shoot me a note.Announcing Fortune Connect, our new membership community|Alan Murray|September 15, 2020|Fortune
The plan was simple—meet Bill McShae in rural Pennsylvania and learn how to trap star-nosed moles.How to hunt for star-nosed moles (and their holes)|Kenneth Catania|September 15, 2020|Popular-Science
I awoke to learn that more than 1,800 buildings were reduced to ashes, less than 35 miles from where I slept.Climate Change Will Force a New American Migration|by Abrahm Lustgarten, photography by Meridith Kohut|September 15, 2020|ProPublica
They were not without merit, though, because with each rejection she learned a little more.‘How I Built This’ host Guy Raz on insights from some of the world’s most famous entrepreneurs|Rachel King|September 15, 2020|Fortune
That officer fretting about his “stance,” we learn, is plagued by PTSD that cripples him both on the job and at home.'Babylon' Review: The Dumb Lives of Trigger-Happy Cops|Melissa Leon|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
If nobody on the outside will send Teresa money, should she learn a prison hustle?How a ‘Real Housewife’ Survives Prison: ‘I Don’t See [Teresa Giudice] Having a Cakewalk Here’|Michael Howard|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Such errors are important because generations of young students now learn American history through film.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’|Gary May|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In his preface, Solomon suggests that other movements can learn from this one.The Real Story Behind the Fight for Marriage Equality|E.J. Graff|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He returned home to learn that his 9-year-old son had been awakened in the night by a terrible dream.Choking Back Tears, Thousands of Cops Honor Fallen Officer Ramos|Michael Daly|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It may be fifty or a hundred centuries since men, although they were fully grown up, still went on trying to learn.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
Since we are to learn by thinking we must at the outset learn the definition of the three Laws of Thinking.
If one has thoughts to express, it is possible to learn very soon some method of construction.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
If they had only been able to learn from the licentiate Alcaraz, who was experienced and very prudent!
When, however, you learn by rote you know the task as you learned it, and not in the reverse way.
British Dictionary definitions for learn
Derived forms of learnlearnable, adjective
Word Origin for learn
Other Idioms and Phrases with learn
In addition to the idioms beginning with learn
- learn by heart
- learn one's lesson
- learn to live with
- by heart, learn
- little knowledge (learning) is a dangerous thing
- live and learn