Learn

Definition of Learn

Pronunciation: lẽrn
v. t.1.To gain knowledge or information of; to ascertain by inquiry, study, or investigation; to receive instruction concerning; to fix in the mind; to acquire understanding of, or skill; as, to learn the way; to learn a lesson; to learn dancing; to learn to skate; to learn the violin; to learn the truth about something.
[imp. & p. p. Learned (lẽrnd), or Learnt (lẽrnt); p. pr. & vb. n. Learning.]
Now learn a parable of the fig tree.
- Matt. xxiv. 32.
2.To communicate knowledge to; to teach.
Hast thou not learned me how
To make perfumes ?
- Shak.
v. i.1.To acquire knowledge or skill; to make progress in acquiring knowledge or skill; to receive information or instruction; as, this child learns quickly.
Take my yoke upon you and learn of me.
- Matt. xi. 29.
To learn by heart
See By heart, under Heart.
To learn by rote
to memorize by repetition without exercise of the understanding.

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