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Overview of noun learning

The noun learning has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (4) learning, acquisition

(the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge; "the child's acquisition of language")

2. (1) eruditeness, erudition, learnedness, learning, scholarship, encyclopedism, encyclopaedism

(profound scholarly knowledge)


Overview of verb learn

The verb learn has 6 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (90) learn, larn, acquire

(gain knowledge or skills; "She learned dancing from her sister"; "I learned Sanskrit"; "Children acquire language at an amazing rate")

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

(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. (6) memorize, memorise, con, learn

(commit to memory; learn by heart; "Have you memorized your lines for the play yet?")

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

(be a student of a certain subject; "She is reading for the bar exam")

5. (2) teach, learn, instruct

(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

(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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