verb (used with object)

  1. to forget or lose knowledge of.
  2. to discard or put aside certain knowledge as being false or binding: to unlearn preconceptions.

verb (used without object)

  1. to lose or discard knowledge.


  1. knowledge acquired by systematic study in any field of scholarly application.
  2. the act or process of acquiring knowledge or skill.
  3. Psychology. the modification of behavior through practice, training, or experience.


  1. knowledge gained by study; instruction or scholarship
  2. the act of gaining knowledge
  3. psychol any relatively permanent change in behaviour that occurs as a direct result of experience

verb -learns, -learning, -learned (-ˈlɜːnd) or -learnt

  1. to try to forget (something learnt) or to discard (accumulated knowledge)

n.Old English leornung “learning, study,” from leornian (see learn). Learning curve attested by 1907. n.

  1. The act, process, or experience of gaining knowledge or skill.
  2. Knowledge or skill gained through schooling or study.
  3. Behavioral modification, especially through experience or conditioning.

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