Definition of Learning

1. Noun. The cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge. "The child's acquisition of language"




2. Noun. Profound scholarly knowledge.
Exact synonyms: Encyclopaedism, Encyclopedism, Eruditeness, Erudition, Learnedness, Scholarship
Generic synonyms: Education
Specialized synonyms: Letters
Derivative terms: Encyclopaedist, Encyclopedist, Erudite, Learned, Learned, Scholar

Definition of Learning

1. n. The acquisition of knowledge or skill; as, the learning of languages; the learning of telegraphy.

Definition of Learning

1. Verb. (present participle of learn) ¹

2. Noun. An act in which something is learned. ¹

3. Noun. Accumulated knowledge. ¹

4. Noun. Something that has been learned ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Learning

1. acquired knowledge [n -S]

Medical Definition of Learning

1. 1. The acquisition of knowledge or skill; as, the learning of languages; the learning of telegraphy. 2. The knowledge or skill received by instruction or study; acquired knowledge or ideas in any branch of science or literature; erudition; literature; science; as, he is a man of great learning. Book learning. See Book. Synonym: Literature, erudition, lore, scholarship, science, letters. See Literature. Origin: AS. Leornung. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Learning

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learned societies
learned society
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learned treatise
learned treatises
learnedly
learnedness
learnednesses
learner
learner's dictionary
learner's permit
learners
learnfare
learnin'
learning (current term)
learning-disabled
learning ability
learning content management system
learning curve
learning curves
learning diffculty
learning difficulties
learning disabilities
learning disability
learning disorder
learning disorders
learning objective
learning objectives
learning season

Literary usage of Learning

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The investigation of the laws of memory, of learning, of the determinants of attention or of individual differences in endowment, has been carried on by ..."

2. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1911)
"The Relation of Consciousness to learning 172 The learning Process 172 Clear Consciousness and learning 174 Subconscious and Unconscious learning 176 IV. ..."

3. The Iliad of Homer by Homer (1796)
"... whether Nature, or learning, " contributes moft to Eloquence. ... even without learning, has great efficacy; but learning " without Nature is altogether ..."

4. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1879)
"learning problems which once occupied a field in psychology largely by themselves, only slightly related to individual differences, are now becoming so ..."

5. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1916)
"AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF ECONOMICAL learning By HE CONARD, High School of Commerce, and GF ARPS, Ohio State University Introductory. ..."

6. Utopia: And History of King Richard III by Thomas More (1834)
"OF THEIR learning. They are unwearied pursuers of knowledge ; for when we had given them some hints of the learning and discipline of the Greeks, ..."

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