part of speech: verb
inflections: learns, learning, learned, learnt
definition 1: to get to know or gain knowledge of through study or experience.
- She learned the craft of weaving from her grandmother.
definition 2: to find out about; become aware or informed of.
- Did you ever learn how the accident happened?
synonyms: find out, hear
definition 3: to fix in the mind; memorize.
- I learned the poem for my English class.
derivations: learnable (adj.), learner (n.)
Learn is from an early German word that means “to follow along a track.”
Word Builder: learn +
learning: things that are learned.
learner: a person who learns.