learned

  • 1 Learned — Learn ed (l[ e]rn [e^]d), a. Of or pertaining to learning; possessing, or characterized by, learning, esp. scholastic learning; erudite; well informed; as, a learned scholar, writer, or lawyer; a learned book; a learned theory. [1913 Webster] The …

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  • 2 learned — learned, scholarly, erudite are comparable when they mean possessing or manifesting unusually wide and deep knowledge. Learned implies the possession of knowledge gained by study and research; it usually implies wider and deeper knowledge than do …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 3 Learned — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Amasa Learned (1750–1825), US amerikanischer Politiker Ebenezer Learned (1728–1801), US amerikanischer Armeeoffizier Michael Learned (* 1939), US amerikanische Schauspielerin Learned bezeichnet außerdem:… …

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  • 4 Learned — Pueblo de los Estados Unidos …

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  • 5 learned — learned; un·learned; un·learned·ly; learned·ly; learned·ness; …

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  • 6 learned — [lʉr′nid; ] for 3 [, lʉrnd] adj. [orig. pp. of LEARN in obs. sense of “teach”] 1. a) having or showing much learning; well informed; erudite b) having or showing much learning in some special field [a learned doctor] 2. of or characterized by… …

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  • 7 Learned — Learned, MS U.S. town in Mississippi Population (2000): 50 Housing Units (2000): 24 Land area (2000): 0.298770 sq. miles (0.773811 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.002658 sq. miles (0.006885 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.301428 sq. miles (0.780696 sq …

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  • 8 Learned, MS — U.S. town in Mississippi Population (2000): 50 Housing Units (2000): 24 Land area (2000): 0.298770 sq. miles (0.773811 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.002658 sq. miles (0.006885 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.301428 sq. miles (0.780696 sq. km) FIPS… …

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  • 9 learned — I adjective accomplished, acquainted with, acroatic, apprised of, aware, bibliophilic, bookish, cognizant, conversant, doctus, educated, enlightened, erudite, eruditus, experienced, expert, familiar, informed, instructed, knowing, knowledgeable,… …

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  • 10 learned — having knowledge gained by study, mid 14c., pp. adjective from LEARN (Cf. learn) (v.) in former transitive sense. Related: Learnedly; learnedness …

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  • 11 learned — is pronounced as one syllable when it is the past and past participle of learn, and as two syllables (ler nid) when it is an adjective meaning ‘having or showing much knowledge’ …

    Modern English usage

  • 12 learned — [adj] well informed abstruse, academic, accomplished, bookish, brainy*, conversant, cultivated, cultured, deep*, educated, erudite, esoteric, experienced, expert, grave, grounded, highbrow*, intellectual, in the know*, judicious, lettered,… …

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  • 13 learned — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having or characterized by much knowledge acquired by study. DERIVATIVES learnedly adverb learnedness noun …

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  • 14 learned — learnedly, adv. learnedness, n. /lerr nid/ for 1 3; /lerrnd/ for 4, adj. 1. having much knowledge; scholarly; erudite: learned professors. 2. connected or involved with the pursuit of knowledge, esp. of a scholarly nature: a learned journal. 3.… …

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  • 15 learned — (Pronounced [[t]lɜ͟ː(r)nɪd[/t]] for meanings 1 and 2, and [[t]lɜ͟ː(r)nd[/t]] for meaning 3.) 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n A learned person has gained a lot of knowledge by studying. He is a serious scholar, a genuinely learned man. 2) ADJ GRADED: usu …

    English dictionary

  • 16 learned — adj. 1 having much knowledge acquired by study. 2 showing or requiring learning (a learned work). 3 studied or pursued by learned persons. 4 concerned with the interests of learned persons; scholarly (a learned journal). 5 Brit. as a courteous… …

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  • 17 learned — learn|ed [ˈlə:nıd US ˈlə:r ] adj formal 1.) a learned person has a lot of knowledge because they have read and studied a lot ▪ a learned professor 2.) learned books/works etc books etc that are written by people who have a lot of knowledge ▪… …

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  • 18 learned — learn|ed [ lɜrnəd ] adjective 1. ) a learned person knows a lot about one or more subjects, especially academic subjects: He was a very learned man. 2. ) a learned piece of writing shows great knowledge about a subject, especially an academic… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 learned — UK [ˈlɜː(r)nɪd] / US [ˈlɜrnəd] adjective 1) a learned person knows a lot about one or more subjects, especially academic subjects He was a very learned man. 2) a learned piece of writing shows great knowledge about a subject, especially an… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 learned — learn•ed [[t]ˈlɜr nɪd[/t]] for 1 2; [[t]lɜrnd[/t]] for 3 adj. 1) scholarly; erudite: learned professors[/ex] 2) well informed: learned in the ways of the world[/ex] 3) acquired by experience, study, etc.: learned behavior[/ex] …

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