Synonyms for learning


1. learning, acquisition, basic cognitive process
usage: the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge; "the child's acquisition of language"
2. eruditeness, erudition, learnedness, learning, scholarship, encyclopedism, encyclopaedism, education
usage: profound scholarly knowledge


1. learn, larn, acquire
usage: gain knowledge or skills; "She learned dancing from her sister"; "I learned Sanskrit"; "Children acquire language at an amazing rate"
2. learn, hear, get word, get wind, pick up, find out, get a line, discover, see
usage: 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. memorize, memorise, con, learn, study, hit the books
usage: commit to memory; learn by heart; "Have you memorized your lines for the play yet?"
4. learn, study, read, take
usage: be a student of a certain subject; "She is reading for the bar exam"
5. teach, learn, instruct, inform
usage: 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
usage: 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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