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learn

(lĕrn)
To gain knowledge, understanding, or skill through study or practice.
[O.E. leornian]
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A testing and a questioning hath been all my travelling:--and verily, one must also LEARN to answer such questioning
But as we grow older and learn more, we begin to like more and more kinds of books.
And with every door that you unlock, you will become aware of others and still others that are yet shut fast, until at last you learn with something of pain, that the great palace of our Literature is so vast that you can never hope to open all the doors even to peep inside.
Only you're obliged to remember it while you're at school, else you've got to learn ever so many lines of 'Speaker.
It is by essentially similar processes that we learn speaking, writing, mathematics, or the government of an empire.
The animals in cages, which gradually learn to get out, perform random movements at first, which are purely instinctive.
Despite this disappointment, however, I determined that I would learn something, anyway.
My mother sympathized with me in my disappointment, and sought to comfort me in all the ways she could, and to help me find a way to learn.
The mine was divided into a large number of different "rooms" or departments, and, as I never was able to learn the location of all these "rooms," I many times found myself lost in the mine.
Judging from what you all, say" remarked Aunt Jamesina, "the sum and substance is that you can learn -- if you've got natural gumption enough -- in four years at college what it would take about twenty years of living to teach you.
People who haven't natural gumption never learn," retorted Aunt Jamesina, "neither in college nor life.
Thirteen of 35 (37%) of students in the first round and 19 of 39 (49%) of students in the second round stated that online learning was an isolated process, and that the group processes required in classes were quite helpful in maintaining motivation to learn.