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Noun: learning  lur-ning
  1. The cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge
    "the child's learning of language";
    - acquisition
  2. Profound scholarly knowledge
    "his vast and versatile learning";
    - eruditeness, erudition, learnedness, scholarship, encyclopedism, encyclopaedism [Brit]
Verb: learn (learned, also learnt)  lurn
  1. Gain knowledge or skills
    "She learned dancing from her sister"; "I learned Sanskrit";
    - larn, acquire
  2. Get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
    "I learned that she has two grown-up children";
    - hear, get word, get wind, pick up, find out, get a line, discover, see
  3. Commit to memory; learn by heart
    "Have you learned your lines for the play yet?";
    - memorize, memorise [Brit], con [archaic]
  4. Be a student of a certain subject
    - study, read, take
  5. Impart skills or knowledge to
    - teach, instruct
  6. Find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort
    "learn whether the train leaves on time";
    - determine, check, find out, see, ascertain, watch

Derived forms: learnings

Type of: basic cognitive process, education, hit the books, inform, study

Encyclopedia: Learning