1. (of a person) having acquired much knowledge through study.
    "a learned, generous, and notoriously absent-minded man"
Middle English: from learn, in the sense ‘teach’.
learns (third person present) · learned (past tense) · learned (past participle) · learnt (past tense) · learnt (past participle) · learning (present participle)
  1. gain or acquire knowledge of or skill in (something) by study, experience, or being taught.
    "they'd started learning French" ·
    "she is learning to play the piano" · "we learn from experience"
    acquire a knowledge of · gain an understanding of · acquire skill in ·
    become competent in · become proficient in · grasp · master · take in · absorb · assimilate · pick up · digest · familiarize oneself with · become expert in · know inside out · know backwards · comprehend · study · read up on · work at · apply oneself to · be taught · have lessons in · pursue · get the hang of · get clued up about · get the point of
    • commit to memory.
      "I'd learned too many grim poems in school"
      memorize · learn by heart · learn by rote · commit to memory ·
      become word-perfect in · learn word for word · learn parrot-fashion · get off/down pat · have off/down pat · know · retain · get off by heart · con
    • become aware of (something) by information or from observation.
      "I learned that they had eaten already" ·
      "the trading standards office learned of the illegal network"
      discover · find out · become aware · be made aware ·
      be informed · have it brought to one's attention · hear · be given to understand · get to know · come to know · hear tell · gather · understand · ascertain · establish · realize · determine · get wind of the fact · get wise to the fact · suss out · dope out
  2. archaic
    teach (someone).
    "‘That'll learn you,’ he chuckled" ·
    "we'll have to learn you to milk cows"
Old English leornian ‘learn’ (in Middle English also ‘teach’), of West Germanic origin; related to German lernen, also to lore1.
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the students had to answer questions closely related to what they just learned.
I've learned a huge amount about what I could feasibly achieve in my next race.
Smith would have felt badly had anyone learned of him selling such crowbait.
on the eve of her sailing, she learned that news had come in from Cyprus.
we learned how to sidestep up the slope and slide cautiously down.
they had learned how to drop into the lake, yodelling like Tarzan.
he had a facility for languages and had learned his lessons well.
he learned the elements of scouting and intelligence gathering.
lessons should have been learned from two similar collisions.
the trading standards office learned of the illegal network.
I learned to be more open and not such a Nazi in the studio.
he spent much of his time vaticinating on learned panels.
children learned to read fluently by the end of the year.
a learned, generous, and notoriously absent-minded man.
once, when I was in rep, I learned Iago in three days.
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How to say learned in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (VERB)geleer, aangeleer
Arabic (VERB)المستفادة, تعلمت, علمت, تعلمنا, تعلمه, علم, المكتسبة, تعلموا, تعلم, يتعلم, تتعلم
Bangla শিক্ষা
Bosnian (Latin) naučio
Bulgarian (VERB)научих, учен, научава, научени
Cantonese (Traditional)
Catalan (VERB)après, aprendre, assabentar, saber
Chinese Simplified
Chinese Traditional
Croatian (VERB)naučio, saznao, učen, učili, učio
Czech (VERB)naučil, dozvěděl, poučili, sečtělý, zjistil, učil, získané, poznal
(ADJECTIVE)učený, naučené
Danish (VERB)lært, erfaret, hørte
Dutch (VERB)geleerd, leerde, aangeleerde, vernomen, vernam, getrokken
Estonian (VERB)õppinud, õpetatud, υppinud, teada
Fijian vulica
Filipino natutuhan
Finnish (VERB)oppinut, opin, tietää
French (VERB)appris, tirés, savants, acquises, retenu
German (VERB)gelernt, erfuhr, erlernt, kennen gelernt, gelehrt
Greek (VERB)μάθει, έμαθε, έμαθα, αντλήθηκαν, μάθαμε, μαθαίνονται, μαθευτεί, πληροφορήθηκε, διδαχθεί
Haitian Creole apwann
Hebrew (VERB)למדתי, למדו, למדת, למד, למדנו, למדה, ללמוד, נודע, גילה
Hindi (VERB)सीखा, सीख लिया, पता चला, Skritter
Hmong Daw kawm
Hungarian (VERB)tanult, megtanultam, megtudta, értesült
Icelandic (VERB)lærði, lært, læra
Indonesian (VERB)belajar, Pelajari, mengetahui, dipetik
Italian (VERB)imparato, appreso, saputo
Japanese (VERB)学んだ, 学びました, 学ん, 博学, 学び, 学習, 学ば, 知った, 学んで, 学ぶ
Kiswahili (VERB)walijifunza
Klingon ghoj
Korean (VERB)배웠습니다, 배운, 알게, 학구, 습득, 배우지, 배울, 배우고, 알았다
Latvian (VERB)uzzināju, iemācījušies, mācījās, apguvāt, gūta, noskaidroja, sapratis, pieredzi
Lithuanian (VERB)sužinojau, išmoko, pasimokyti, suώinojau, iπmoko, supratau
Malagasy nianatra
Malay (Latin) (VERB)belajar, dipelajari
Maltese mgħallma
Norwegian Bokmål lært
Persian (VERB)آموخته
Polish (VERB)nauczył, uczony, wyciągnięte, dowiedziałem, wyniesiona, zapamiętanych, rozpoznane
Portuguese (VERB)aprendi, soube, descobriu, sabendo
Querétaro Otomi aprendió
Romanian (VERB)învăţat, aflat, desprinse
Russian (VERB)узнал, выучил, научился, учился, изучил, усвоил, извлечь, понял, уроки
Samoan aoaoina
Serbian (Cyrillic) научио
Serbian (Latin) naučio
Slovak (VERB)naučil, dozvedel, zistil, učil, poučiť
Slovenian (VERB)naučil, učen, izvedeli, učil, pridobljene, ugotovil, spoznala
Spanish (VERB)aprendido, enteró, supo
(ADJECTIVE)docto, sabios
Swedish (VERB)lärt sig, lärde, inlärda, lära
Tahitian haapii mai
Tamil கற்றுக்
Telugu తెలుసుకున్న
Thai (VERB)เรียน รู้
Tongan ako
Turkish (VERB)öğren, etmeyi öğren, bilgili
Ukrainian (VERB)дізнався, навчилися, довідався, витягнуті, засвоїв, освоєні, вивчив, вчився, уроки, вивчені
Urdu (VERB)سیکھا
Vietnamese (VERB)học
Welsh (VERB)ddysgwyd, dysgodd, dysgu
Yucatec Maya u kanik
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