: the activity or process of gaining knowledge or skill by studying, practicing, being taught, or experiencing something : the activity of someone who learns

: knowledge or skill gained from learning

Full Definition of LEARNING

:  the act or experience of one that learns
:  knowledge or skill acquired by instruction or study
:  modification of a behavioral tendency by experience (as exposure to conditioning)

Examples of LEARNING

  1. a computer program that makes learning fun
  2. different methods of foreign language learning
  3. The first year of college was a learning experience.
  4. They were people of good education and considerable learning.

First Known Use of LEARNING

before 12th century

Other Education Terms

baccalaureate, colloquium, corequisite, dissertation, monograph, pedant, practicum, survey course, thesis


noun learn·ing   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LEARNING

:  the process of acquiring a modification in a behavioral tendency by experience (as exposure to conditioning) in contrast to modifications occurring because of development or a temporary physiological condition (as fatigue) of the organism; also :  the modified behavioral tendency itself
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