learn

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learn is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
learn

Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
learn

Third-person singular
learns

Past tense
learned

Past participle
learned

Present participle
learning

  1. When you learn something, you start to know how to do things that you didn't know before.
    I'm going to learn English!
    Martha is learning to play the piano.
  2. When you learn something, you start to know something that you didn't know before.
    I've just learned that I've been adopted.
  3. When you learn, you start to know more than you knew before.
    You have to learn from your own mistakes.