from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act, process, or experience of gaining knowledge or skill.
- n. Knowledge or skill gained through schooling or study. See Synonyms at knowledge.
- n. Psychology Behavioral modification especially through experience or conditioning.
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- v. Present participle of learn.
- n. An act in which something is learned.
- n. Accumulated knowledge.
- n. Something that has been learned
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The acquisition of knowledge or skill
- n. The knowledge or skill received by instruction or study; acquired knowledge or ideas in any branch of science or literature; erudition; literature; science.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of acquiring knowledge.
- n. Systematic knowledge; the information gained from books and instruction; education in general: as, a branch of learning; a low state of learning.
- n. Specifically, profound or extensive literary and scientific culture; erudition: as, a man of learning.
- n. That which is learned by study of or application to a particular subject; special knowledge or skill: as, to be deeply versed in the learning of an art or a profession; military or mercantile learning.
- n. Synonyms and Scholarship, Erudition, etc. (see literature); attainments, acquirements.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge
- n. profound scholarly knowledge
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