verb (used with object)
- to forget or lose knowledge of.
- to discard or put aside certain knowledge as being false or binding: to unlearn preconceptions.
verb (used without object)
- to lose or discard knowledge.
- knowledge acquired by systematic study in any field of scholarly application.
- the act or process of acquiring knowledge or skill.
- Psychology. the modification of behavior through practice, training, or experience.
- knowledge gained by study; instruction or scholarship
- the act of gaining knowledge
- psychol any relatively permanent change in behaviour that occurs as a direct result of experience
verb -learns, -learning, -learned (-ˈlɜːnd) or -learnt
- 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.
- The act, process, or experience of gaining knowledge or skill.
- Knowledge or skill gained through schooling or study.
- Behavioral modification, especially through experience or conditioning.