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 book.
Synonym: literature, erudition, lore, scholarship, science, letters. See literature.
Origin: as. Leornung.
The cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge; the child’s acquisition of language.An ability in organisms to use past experiences to make informed decisions for a particular situation.