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      vb   , learns, learning, learned   , learnt  
1    when tr, may take a clause as object   to gain knowledge of (something) or acquire skill in (some art or practice)  
2    tr   to commit to memory  
3    tr   to gain by experience, example, etc.  
4    intr; often foll by: of or about   to become informed; know  
5    Not standard   to teach  
     (Old English leornian; related to Old High German lirnen)  
  learnable      adj  
  learner      n  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  


1    acquire, attain, become able, grasp, imbibe, master, pick up  
2    commit to memory, con     (archaic)   get off pat, get (something) word-perfect, learn by heart, memorize  
3    ascertain, detect, determine, discern, discover, find out, gain, gather, hear, suss (out)     (slang)   understand  

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learnt, Lear, lean, learner

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