|1.||[ verb ] (education) acquire or gain knowledge or skills|
"She learned dancing from her sister" "I learned Sanskrit" "Children acquire language at an amazing rate"
|Related terms:||study absorb relearn catch_up skill learning|
|2.||[ verb ] get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally|
|Synonyms:||hear see discover find_out pick_up get_word get_a_line get_wind|
"I learned that she has two grown-up children" "I see that you have been promoted"
|Related terms:||discover trip_up wise_up get_the_goods ascertain witness discovery discovery|
|3.||[ verb ] (education) commit to memory; learn by heart|
|Synonyms:||memorize memorise con|
"Have you memorized your lines for the play yet?"
|Related terms:||study understudy memory memory memorization memorizer|
|4.||[ verb ] (education) be a student of a certain subject|
|Synonyms:||study take read|
"She is reading for the bar exam"
|Related terms:||train drill audit discipline study|
|5.||[ verb ] (education) impart skills or knowledge to|
"I taught them French" "He instructed me in building a boat"
|Related terms:||inform train lecture condition coach tutor reinforce ground indoctrinate enlighten unteach catechize unteach catechize drill induct mentor spoonfeed teacher education teacher|
|6.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 24495|
|7.||[ verb ] find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort|
|Synonyms:||see find_out check ascertain watch determine|
"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"
|Related terms:||test determine see determination check|