v. To gain knowledge, comprehension, or mastery of through experience or study.v. To fix in the mind or memory; memorize: learned the speech in a few hours. v. To acquire experience of or an ability or a skill in: learn tolerance; learned how to whistle. v. To become aware: learned that it was best not to argue. v. To become informed of; find out. See Synonyms at discover.v. Nonstandard To cause to acquire knowledge; teach.v. Obsolete To give information to.verb-intransitive. To gain knowledge, information, comprehension, or skill: learns quickly; learned about computers; learned of the job through friends.