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Synonyms for learn
lɜrn; lɜrnd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. learn, larn, acquire(verb)

    gain knowledge or skills

    "She learned dancing from her sister"; "I learned Sanskrit"; "Children acquire language at an amazing rate"

    Synonyms:
    watch, grow, ascertain, produce, larn, gain, get wind, memorize, win, get word, develop, acquire, evolve, instruct, get a line, find out, check, study, assume, get, adopt, hear, discover, take, pick up, read, take on, con, memorise, determine, teach, see

  2. learn, hear, get word, get wind, pick up, find out, get a line, discover, see(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    turn around, ensure, read, pick up, collar, unwrap, key out, reveal, look, experience, get word, visualise, come upon, watch, assure, memorise, fancy, intoxicate, go steady, distinguish, disclose, chance upon, receive, instruct, run into, discover, light upon, escort, try, perk, fall upon, lift up, con, uplift, reckon, give away, take heed, consider, gain vigor, study, name, come across, get a line, elate, collect, chance on, bring out, divulge, take care, let on, control, ascertain, insure, attend, date, realize, check, peck, interpret, meet, image, larn, gather up, strike, take, catch, see to it, cop, find out, see, listen, construe, regard, visualize, describe, picture, find, catch out, call for, perk up, visit, identify, view, project, percolate, arrest, let out, hear, realise, go out, envision, happen upon, determine, take in, nab, get wind, nail, encounter, figure, acquire, examine, expose, break, witness, understand, detect, teach, key, run across, attain, memorize, go through, notice, observe, apprehend

  3. memorize, memorise, con, learn(verb)

    commit to memory; learn by heart

    "Have you memorized your lines for the play yet?"

    Synonyms:
    rook, check, nobble, victimize, gip, read, goldbrick, swindle, con, memorise, get word, take, diddle, study, gyp, determine, see, find out, defraud, hornswoggle, instruct, teach, get a line, bunco, get wind, short-change, pick up, memorize, ascertain, acquire, watch, larn, scam, discover, mulct, hear

  4. learn, study, read, take(verb)

    be a student of a certain subject

    "She is reading for the bar exam"

    Synonyms:
    require, read, pick up, occupy, interpret, rent, withdraw, make, lead, ingest, get word, take on, carry, watch, assume, meditate, scan, memorise, subscribe to, hold, choose, fill, instruct, necessitate, discover, pick out, examine, register, con, have, hit the books, consider, need, study, get a line, say, get wind, contract, deal, adopt, film, remove, ascertain, translate, lease, train, check, consume, take up, larn, bring, analyze, strike, use up, select, take, engage, drive, find out, see, claim, demand, get, get hold of, exact, take away, pack, canvas, call for, take in, analyse, submit, canvass, take aim, shoot, aim, contemplate, direct, charter, hear, postulate, contain, determine, subscribe, convey, involve, acquire, look at, record, hire, accept, understand, guide, admit, teach, show, memorize, ask, conduct

  5. teach, learn, instruct(verb)

    impart skills or knowledge to

    "I taught them French"; "He instructed me in building a boat"

    Synonyms:
    watch, ascertain, larn, get wind, memorize, get word, apprise, acquire, instruct, get a line, find out, check, study, apprize, hear, discover, take, pick up, read, con, memorise, determine, teach, see

  6. determine, check, find out, see, ascertain, watch, learn(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    encounter, ensure, take, read, hold in, jibe, look out, look, experience, tick off, visualise, square up, watch, gibe, assure, image, hold, run across, moderate, look on, checker, condition, check out, run into, discover, regulate, escort, keep an eye on, stop, examine, pick up, memorize, visit, hear, chequer, observe, fix, mold, consider, study, con, tally, come across, regard, define, get a line, suss out, instruct, get wind, check off, check over, take care, watch out, match, check up on, control, look into, ascertain, mark, insure, attend, date, realize, go over, train, check, hold back, specify, interpret, meet, go out, witness, memorise, set, fancy, catch, decide, construe, find out, see, discipline, square off, limit, visualize, picture, find, catch out, go through, take in, correspond, curb, view, influence, project, watch over, fit, arrest, check into, follow, contain, get word, envision, determine, larn, make up one's mind, retard, crack, turn back, go steady, figure, acquire, see to it, break, understand, delay, teach, reckon, shape, settle, tick, realise, agree, mark off

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. learn

    Synonyms:
    acquire, attain, imbibe, collect, glean, understand, gather

    Antonyms:
    lose, forget, teach, instruct

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. learn(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    get a knowledge of, acquire skill in, make one's self acquainted with, make one's self master of

  2. learn(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    be informed of

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. learn(v)

    Synonyms:
    master, acquire knowledge

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    learning, teach, discover, learned, draw, know, hear, iearn, acquire, learnt, obtain, learns, get, sepa, study, apprenticeship, gain

How to pronounce learn?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say learn in sign language?

  1. learn

How to use learn in a sentence?

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Don't look for an unshakable rock to stand on; there ain't any! Rather, learn how to stand still on a shaking rock!

  2. Catherine Pugh:

    Like everyone in our city, state and across this nation, we mourned the senseless killing of Jacquelyn Smith. To now learn that family members staged this brutal killing is beyond belief and represents a double tragedy, they were responsible for taking Jacquelyn's life with unconscionable cruelty and contrived to do so in our city under the guise of random violence, exploiting the legitimate fears of our residents.

  3. Roosevelt, Eleanor:

    I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then live with that decision.

  4. Paul Needham:

    I'm just very happy that a national treasure of Italy is going back to a great library in Italy, the American owner really did the right thing. It must be very disappointing to learn that years later, a book you bought that you paid a lot of money for turns out to be stolen.

  5. Tim Taylor:

    You don't have to swim to dive. The equipment does the work for you -- you just have to be comfortable... to overcome that fear and learn. That is what's going to be difficult to teach, it's not impossible... it's not going to be done in a day. I would imagine they are going to take some time to train these kids.


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