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1. learn

verb. ['ˈlɝːn'] gain knowledge or skills.

Synonyms

  • know
  • grasp
  • master
  • take in
  • study
  • absorb
  • assimilate
  • hit the books
  • relearn
  • acquire

Antonyms

  • abnormality
  • fullness
  • wetness
  • unsoundness

Etymology

  • lernen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leornian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • læran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Learn

  • unconcern
  • concern
  • upturn
  • sauterne
  • return
  • new-bern
  • mckern
  • mcgurn
  • laverne
  • discern
  • amburn
  • alpern
  • sturn
  • stirn
  • sterne
  • stern
  • stearne
  • stearn
  • spurn
  • ohern
  • o'hern
  • ohearn
  • o'hearn
  • obyrne
  • o'byrne
  • o'beirne
  • aherne
  • ahern
  • ahearn
  • adjourn

How do you pronounce learn?

Pronounce learn as lərn.

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How do you spell learn? Is it leran ?

A common misspelling of learn is leran

Sentences with learn


1. Verb, base form
Your puppy also should learn his name and how to return to you when called.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
The same is true if you learn that your ex-girlfriend has unsavory things to say about you.

Quotes about learn


1. Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
- Mahatma Gandhi

2. I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

3. The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
- Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!

2. learn

verb. ['ˈlɝːn'] get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally.

Synonyms

  • ascertain
  • trip up
  • witness
  • get a line
  • see
  • find
  • discover
  • hear
  • catch
  • find out
  • wise up
  • get word
  • pick up
  • get the goods

Antonyms

  • astigmatism
  • safety
  • improvement
  • stigmatism

Etymology

  • lernen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leornian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • læran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. learn

verb. ['ˈlɝːn'] commit to memory; learn by heart.

Synonyms

  • study
  • hit the books
  • con
  • alternate
  • understudy
  • memorise

Antonyms

  • tonicity
  • soundness
  • dryness
  • decline

Etymology

  • lernen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leornian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • læran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. learn

verb. ['ˈlɝːn'] be a student of a certain subject.

Synonyms

  • audit
  • study
  • prepare
  • drill
  • practice
  • train
  • read
  • take
  • practise

Antonyms

  • innocence
  • disorderliness
  • order
  • comfort

Etymology

  • lernen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leornian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • læran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. learn

verb. ['ˈlɝːn'] impart skills or knowledge to.

Synonyms

  • induct
  • condition
  • lecture
  • train
  • ground
  • coach
  • mentor
  • edify
  • educate
  • reward
  • catechize
  • talk
  • teach
  • instruct
  • larn
  • enlighten
  • indoctrinate
  • catechise
  • inform
  • acquire
  • develop
  • prepare
  • reinforce
  • drill
  • unteach
  • spoonfeed

Antonyms

  • unsusceptibility
  • discomfort
  • susceptibility
  • danger

Etymology

  • lernen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leornian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • læran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. learn

verb. ['ˈlɝːn'] find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort.

Synonyms

  • ascertain
  • control
  • determine
  • check
  • see
  • watch
  • find
  • see to it
  • find out
  • assure
  • insure
  • test

Antonyms

  • purity
  • worsen
  • ill health
  • unfitness

Etymology

  • lernen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leornian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • læran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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