[lurn]verb (used with object), learned [lurnd] or learnt [lurnt], learn·ing [lur-ning].
to acquire knowledge of or skill in by study, instruction, or experience:to learn French;to learn to ski.
to become informed of or acquainted with;ascertain: to learn the truth.
to memorize:He learned the poem so he could recite it at the dinner.
to gain (a habit, mannerism, etc.) by experience, exposure to example, or the like: acquire: She learned patience from her father.verb (used without object), learned [lurnd] or learnt [lurnt], learn·ing [lur-ning].
to acquire knowledge or skill:to learn rapidly.
to become informed (usually followed by of):to learn of an accident.