verb (used with object), learned [lurnd] /lɜrnd/ or learnt [lurnt], /lɜrnt/, learn·ing [lur-ning]. /ˈlɜr nɪŋ/.
verb (used without object), learned [lurnd] /lɜrnd/ or learnt [lurnt], /lɜrnt/, learn·ing [lur-ning]. /ˈlɜr nɪŋ/.
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Origin of learn
synonym study for 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
Example sentences from the Web for learn
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
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
If people could only renounce their hateful ideas, they could learn to love one another.
I reached out my hand to learn the truth, and touched a cold hand hanging limply over the threshold.A Virginia Scout|Hugh Pendexter
That is the reason why the artist cannot teach it, why the pupil cannot learn it, and why the æsthetic critic can understand it.Intentions|Oscar Wilde
We must go to work hard, and to learn, so that bye-and-bye we may be really able to support ourselves.The Palace Beautiful|L. T. Meade
I learn that in Pennsylvania the applicant's signature is not required by the Pardon Board.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
But then it was their desire to learn how to rough it, taking the knocks with the good things.The Boy Scouts in the Blue Ridge|Herbert Carter
British Dictionary definitions for learn
verb learns, learning, learned (lɜːnd) or learnt
Derived forms of learnlearnable, adjective
Word Origin for learn
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