out·​learn ˌau̇t-ˈlərn How to pronounce outlearn (audio)
outlearned; outlearning; outlearns

transitive verb

: to outdo or surpass in learning : to learn more than or more effectively than
The issue is not just whether Watson can outlearn … a flesh-and-blood Jeopardy! champion, but whether it can learn from its mistakes.Alex Stachan

Examples of outlearn in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And getting quantum computers to outlearn traditional machines means finding AI problems that boil down to mathematical operations congruous with quantum physics. Quanta Magazine, 4 Feb. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1632, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of outlearn was in 1632

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“Outlearn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outlearn. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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