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ADJECTIVE (3)

1. having or showing profound knowledge;
- Example: "a learned jurist"
- Example: "an erudite professor"
[syn: erudite, learned]

2. highly educated; having extensive information or understanding;
- Example: "knowing instructors"
- Example: "a knowledgeable critic"
- Example: "a knowledgeable audience"
[syn: knowing, knowledgeable, learned, lettered, well-educated, well-read]

3. established by conditioning or learning;
- Example: "a conditioned response"
[syn: conditioned, learned]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Learn \Learn\ (l[~e]rn), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Learned (l[~e]rnd), or Learnt (l[~e]rnt); p. pr. & vb. n. Learning.] [OE. lernen, leornen, AS. leornian; akin to OS. lin[=o]n, for lirn[=o]n, OHG. lirn[=e]n, lern[=e]n, G. lernen, fr. the root of AS. l[=ae]ran to teach, OS. l[=e]rian, OHG. l[=e]ran, G. lehren, Goth. laisjan, also Goth lais I know, leis acquainted (in comp.); all prob. from a root meaning, to go, go over, and hence, to learn; cf. AS. leoran to go. Cf. Last a mold of the foot, lore.] 1. To gain knowledge or information of; to ascertain by inquiry, study, or investigation; to receive instruction concerning; to fix in the mind; to acquire understanding of, or skill; as, to learn the way; to learn a lesson; to learn dancing; to learn to skate; to learn the violin; to learn the truth about something. "Learn to do well." --Is. i. 17. [1913 Webster] Now learn a parable of the fig tree. --Matt. xxiv. 32. [1913 Webster] 2. To communicate knowledge to; to teach. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Hast thou not learned me how To make perfumes ? --Shak. [1913 Webster] Note: Learn formerly had also the sense of teach, in accordance with the analogy of the French and other languages, and hence we find it with this sense in Shakespeare, Spenser, and other old writers. This usage has now passed away. To learn is to receive instruction, and to teach is to give instruction. He who is taught learns, not he who teaches. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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 learnedlover lost no time. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] Men of much reading are greatly learned, but may be little knowing. --Locke. [1913 Webster] Words of learned length and thundering sound. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] The learned, learned men; men of erudition; scholars. -- Learn"ed*ly, adv. Learn"ed*ness, n. [1913 Webster] Every coxcomb swears as learnedly as they. --Swift. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

learned adj 1: having or showing profound knowledge; "a learned jurist"; "an erudite professor" [syn: erudite, learned] 2: highly educated; having extensive information or understanding; "knowing instructors"; "a knowledgeable critic"; "a knowledgeable audience" [syn: knowing, knowledgeable, learned, lettered, well-educated, well-read] 3: established by conditioning or learning; "a conditioned response" [syn: conditioned, learned] [ant: innate, unconditioned, unlearned]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

50 Moby Thesaurus words for "learned": abstruse, academic, accomplished, au fait, autodidactic, bookish, broad-minded, civilized, college-bred, collegiate, cultivated, cultured, deep, educated, encyclopedic, erudite, experienced, expert, graduate, highbrow, intellectual, knowing, knowledgeable, lettered, literate, pansophic, polyhistoric, polymath, polymathic, postgraduate, profound, sage, sapient, scholarly, scholastic, schoolboyish, schoolgirlish, self-instructed, skilled, sophomoric, studentlike, studious, undergraduate, well-educated, well-grounded, well-informed, well-read, well-versed, wise, wise as Solomon
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

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 code: 39880 Located within: Mississippi (MS), FIPS 28 Location: 32.197843 N, 90.547259 W ZIP Codes (1990): 39154 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Learned, MS Learned