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1. facetious to learn
2. (tr) to teach (someone) a lesson: that'll larn you!.
[C18: from a dialect form of learn]
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Past participle: larned
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|Verb||1.||larn - gain knowledge or skills; "She learned dancing from her sister"; "I learned Sanskrit"; "Children acquire language at an amazing rate"|
relearn - learn something again, as after having forgotten or neglected it; "After the accident, he could not walk for months and had to relearn how to walk down stairs"
catch up - learn belatedly; find out about something after it happened; "I'm trying to catch up with the latest developments in molecular biology"
assimilate, ingest, absorb, take in - take up mentally; "he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe"
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