Learn

  • 1learn — W1S1 [lə:n US lə:rn] v past tense and past participle learned or learnt [lə:nt US lə:rnt] especially BrE ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(subject/skill)¦ 2¦(find out)¦ 3¦(remember)¦ 4¦(change your behaviour)¦ 5 somebody has learned their lesson 6 learn (something) the …

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  • 2learn — [ lɜrn ] (past tense and past participle learned [ lɜrnt ] ) verb *** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to gain knowledge or experience of something, for example by being taught: a bright girl who is already learning the alphabet research into how… …

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  • 3Learn — (l[ e]rn), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Learned} (l[ e]rnd), or {Learnt} (l[ e]rnt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Learning}.] [OE. lernen, leornen, AS. leornian; akin to OS. lin[=o]n, for lirn[=o]n, OHG. lirn[=e]n, lern[=e]n, G. lernen, fr. the root of AS. l[=ae]ran …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4learn — learn; learn·able; learn·er; learn·ing; re·learn; un·learn; …

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  • 5learn — [lʉrn] vt. learned or Chiefly Brit. learnt, learning [ME lernen, to learn, teach < OE leornian (akin to Ger lernen) < WGmc * liznōn (akin to Goth laisjan, to teach) < IE base * leis , track, furrow > L lira, furrow] 1. to get… …

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  • 6Learn — Learn, v. i. To acquire knowledge or skill; to make progress in acquiring knowledge or skill; to receive information or instruction; as, this child learns quickly. [1913 Webster] Take my yoke upon you and learn of me. Matt. xi. 29. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7learn — lərn vb, learned lərnd, lərnt also learnt lərnt; learn·ing vt to acquire (a change in behavior) by learning vi to acquire a behavioral tendency by learning learn·er n …

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  • 8learn´ed|ly — learn|ed «LUR nihd», adjective. showing or requiring knowledge; scholarly; erudite: »a learned professor, learned pursuits. SYNONYM(S): educated. –learn´ed|ly, adverb. –learn´ed|ness, noun …

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  • 9learn|ed — «LUR nihd», adjective. showing or requiring knowledge; scholarly; erudite: »a learned professor, learned pursuits. SYNONYM(S): educated. –learn´ed|ly, adverb. –learn´ed|ness, noun …

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  • 10learn — (v.) O.E. leornian to get knowledge, be cultivated, study, read, think about, from P.Gmc. *liznojan (Cf. O.Fris. lernia, M.Du. leeren, Du. leren, O.H.G. lernen, Ger. lernen to learn, Goth. lais I know ), with a base sense of to follow or find the …

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  • 11learn — verb. 1. The past form and past participle are in BrE either learned (pronounced lernd or lernt) or learnt (pronounced lernt); learned is more usual as the past form and, in AmE, as both past form and past participle. Examples: • So, what was… …

    Modern English usage

  • 12learn — [v1] acquire information apprentice, attain, become able, become versed, be taught, be trained, brush up on*, burn midnight oil*, commit to memory, con, crack the books*, cram*, determine, drink in*, enroll, gain, get, get down pat*, get the hang …

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  • 13LEARN — may refer to:* Law Enforcement Agency Resource Network * Livestock Emissions Abatement Research Network …

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  • 14learn — index apprehend (perceive), detect, discover, find (discover), gain, perceive, realize ( …

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  • 15learn of — index discover Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 16learn — ascertain, *discover, determine, unearth …

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  • 17learn — ► VERB (past and past part. learned or chiefly Brit. learnt) 1) acquire knowledge of or skill in (something) through study or experience or by being taught. 2) become aware of by information or from observation. 3) memorize. 4) archaic or… …

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  • 18learn|er — «LUR nuhr», noun. 1. a person who is learning: »a slow learner. SYNONYM(S): pupil. 2. a beginner: »A learner must get a permit before he can begin to drive. SYNONYM(S): novice, neophyte, tyro …

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  • 19learn */*/*/ — UK [lɜː(r)n] / US [lɜrn] verb Word forms learn : present tense I/you/we/they learn he/she/it learns present participle learning past tense learnt UK [lɜː(r)nt] / US [lɜrnt] or learned past participle learnt or learned Get it right: learn: Use… …

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  • 20learn — verb past tense and past participle learned or learnt especially BrE 1 SUBJECT/SKILL (I, T) to gain knowledge of a subject, or skill in an activity, by experience, by studying it, or by being taught: What s the best way to learn a language? |… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English