- 1. learn, larn, acquire
- usage: gain knowledge or skills; "She learned dancing from her sister"; "I learned Sanskrit"; "Children acquire language at an amazing rate"
- 2. learn, hear, get word, get wind, pick up, find out, get a line, discover, see
- usage: get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally; "I learned that she has two grown-up children"; "I see that you have been promoted"
- 3. memorize, memorise, con, learn, study, hit the books
- usage: commit to memory; learn by heart; "Have you memorized your lines for the play yet?"
- 4. learn, study, read, take
- usage: be a student of a certain subject; "She is reading for the bar exam"
- 5. teach, learn, instruct, inform
- usage: impart skills or knowledge to; "I taught them French"; "He instructed me in building a boat"
- 6. determine, check, find out, see, ascertain, watch, learn
- usage: find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort; "I want to see whether she speaks French"; "See whether it works"; "find out if he speaks Russian"; "Check whether the train leaves on time"
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- 1. erudite, learned, scholarly (vs. unscholarly)
- usage: having or showing profound knowledge; "a learned jurist"; "an erudite professor"
- 2. knowing, knowledgeable, learned, lettered, well-educated, well-read, educated (vs. uneducated)
- usage: highly educated; having extensive information or understanding; "knowing instructors"; "a knowledgeable critic"; "a knowledgeable audience"
- 3. conditioned (vs. unconditioned), learned
- usage: established by conditioning or learning; "a conditioned response"
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