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Meaning of LEARNING

Pronunciation:  'lurning

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge; "the child's acquisition of language"
  2. [n]  profound knowledge

LEARNING is a 8 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: acquisition, eruditeness, erudition, learnedness, scholarship
 See Also: basic cognitive process, carry-over, committal to memory, conditioning, developmental learning, digestion, education, imprinting, incorporation, internalisation, internalization, language learning, letters, memorisation, memorization, study, transfer, transfer of training, work



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Learn"ing\, n. [AS. leornung.]
1. The acquisition of knowledge or skill; as, the learning of
   languages; the learning of telegraphy.

2. 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.

{Book learning}. See under {Book}.

Syn: Literature; erudition; lore; scholarship; science;
     letters. See {Literature}.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: accomplishments, acquisition of knowledge, acquisitions, attainments, culture, edification, education, enlightenment, erudition, illumination, information, instruction, knowledge, liberal education, lore, scholarship, sophistication, store of knowledge, wisdom