What does Learning mean?

Definitions for Learning
ˈlɜr nɪŋLearn·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. learning, acquisitionnoun

    the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge

    "the child's acquisition of language"

  2. eruditeness, erudition, learnedness, learning, scholarship, encyclopedism, encyclopaedismnoun

    profound scholarly knowledge

Wiktionary

  1. learningnoun

    An act in which something is learned.

    Learning to ride a unicycle sounds exciting.

  2. learningnoun

    Accumulated knowledge.

    The department head was also a scholar of great learning.

  3. learningnoun

    Something that has been learned

Webster Dictionary

  1. Learning

    of Learn

  2. Learningnoun

    the acquisition of knowledge or skill; as, the learning of languages; the learning of telegraphy

  3. Learningnoun

    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

Freebase

  1. Learning

    Learning is acquiring new, or modifying and reinforcing existing, knowledge, behaviors, skills, values, or preferences and may involve synthesizing different types of information. The ability to learn is possessed by humans, animals and some machines. Progress over time tends to follow learning curves. Learning is not compulsory; it is contextual. It does not happen all at once, but builds upon and is shaped by what we already know. To that end, learning may be viewed as a process, rather than a collection of factual and procedural knowledge. Learning produces changes in the organism and the changes produced are relatively permanent. Human learning may occur as part of education, personal development, schooling, or training. It may be goal-oriented and may be aided by motivation. The study of how learning occurs is part of neuropsychology, educational psychology, learning theory, and pedagogy. Learning may occur as a result of habituation or classical conditioning, seen in many animal species, or as a result of more complex activities such as play, seen only in relatively intelligent animals. Learning may occur consciously or without conscious awareness. Learning that an aversive event can't be avoided nor escaped is called learned helplessness. There is evidence for human behavioral learning prenatally, in which habituation has been observed as early as 32 weeks into gestation, indicating that the central nervous system is sufficiently developed and primed for learning and memory to occur very early on in development.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Learning

    Relatively permanent change in behavior that is the result of past experience or practice. The concept includes the acquisition of knowledge.

Editors Contribution

  1. learning

    To learn, feel, know and understand intuitively.

    They knew their learning would contribute to the forward movement and they both looked forward to their wedding day together.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 29, 2020  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Learning' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1875

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Learning' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2466

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Learning' in Nouns Frequency: #858

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Learning in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Learning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Learning in a Sentence

  1. Davante Adams:

    It’s been that way for quite a while now, but as soon as I step in the building, I kind of wear that on my sleeves, i think that the guys, they’re looking forward to that. [ It’s ] a little bit of a different angle as far as the way that I teach versus our wideout coach or the offensive coordinator or somebody else. It’s a little bit different. It’s like learning from your brother rather than hearing it from your dad.

  2. Doreen Bogdan-Martin:

    The other thing is the length [of time] children are spending online whether simply for schooling or for entertainment, gaming, socialising... after their learning is completed.

  3. Benjamin Disraeli:

    Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much, are the three pillars of learning.

  4. Saadi, On the Duties of Society:

    He that has acquired learning and nor practised what he has learnt, is like a man who ploughs but sows no seed.

  5. Ivanka Trump:

    I don't think too much about the role of being a female in terms of my own company, i just look at it as growing and learning.

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