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)
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)
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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