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From Old English leornian (to acquire knowledge). Cf. German lernen.

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Infinitive
to Learn

Third person singular
learns

Simple past
learned or learnt (mostly UK)

Past participle
[[learned or learnt (mostly UK)]]

Present participle
learning

to Learn (third-person singular simple present learns, present participle learning, simple past and past participle learned or learnt (mostly UK))
  1. To acquire, or attempt to acquire knowledge or an ability to do something.
  2. To attend a course or other educational activity.
  3. To make use of a bad experience.
  4. To improve, maybe used in an order.
    Learn how to do it better!
  5. To be studying.
  6. To come to know; to become informed of; to find out.
    He just learned that he will be sacked.
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  • See other, dated and regional, sense of learn below.
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From Old English læran (to teach). Cf. German lehren.

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Infinitive
to Learn

Third person singular
learns

Simple past
learned or learnt

Past participle
[[learned or learnt]]

Present participle
learning

to Learn (third-person singular simple present learns, present participle learning, simple past and past participle learned or learnt)
  1. (now regional Patrono:Context 5) To teach.
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book VIII:
      And there Tramtryste lerned hir to harpe, and she began to have a grete fantasy unto hym.
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  • Now often considered non-standard.
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Patrono:Sco-verb

  1. To learn.
  2. To teach.

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