Outlearn Out*learn", v. t. 1. To excel or surpass in learing. [1913 Webster]

2. To learn out [i. e., completely, utterly]; to exhaust knowledge of. [1913 Webster]

Naught, according to his mind, He could outlearn. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

Men and gods have not outlearned it [love]. --Emerson. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • outlearn — v.t., outlearned or outlearnt, outlearning. * * * …   Universalium

  • outlearn — (ˈ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ transitive verb Etymology: out + learn : to surpass in learning learnt so fast that he outlearnt his teacher Amy Lowell …   Useful english dictionary

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