re·​learn | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈlərn How to pronounce relearn (audio) \
relearned; relearning

Definition of relearn

transitive verb

: to learn (something) again … even those in the class who had been playing for decades regressed to golf infancy. Everyone had to relearn the basics …— Rachel Urquhart … most of the top-selling books are printed in the original Japanese right-to-left format. Not only do readers have to relearn how to read comics, they have to relearn how to read a book.— Heidi MacDonald

First Known Use of relearn

1694, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about relearn

Statistics for relearn

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for relearn

The first known use of relearn was in 1694

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for relearn


transitive verb
re·​learn | \ ˈrē-ˈlərn How to pronounce relearn (audio) \

Medical Definition of relearn

: to learn again (what has been forgotten)

Other Words from relearn

relearning noun

Comments on relearn

What made you want to look up relearn? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


a topic to which one constantly reverts

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Where in the World? A Quiz

  • peter bruegel tower of babel painting
  • What language does pajama come from?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!