LEARNING - VERBS

VERBS
.6 learn
learn
get
get hold of [informal]
get into one's head

gain knowledge
pick up information
gather or collect or glean knowledge or learning

stock or store the mind
improve or broaden the mind

stuff or cram the mind

burden or load the mind

find out
ascertain
discover
find
determine

become informed
gain knowledge or understanding of
acquire information or intelligence about
learn about
find out about

acquaint oneself with
make oneself acquainted with
become acquainted with

be informed
.7 absorb
absorb
get by osmosis
take in
ingest
imbibe
assimilate
digest
soak up
drink in

soak in
seep in
percolate in
.8 memorize
memorize

fix in the mind
.9 master
master
attain mastery of
make oneself master of
gain command of
become adept in
become familiar or conversant with
become versed or well-versed in
get up in or on
gain a good or thorough knowledge of
learn all about
get down pat [informal]
get down cold [slang]
get taped [Brit informal]

get the hang or knack of

learn the ropes
learn the ins and outs

know well
.10 learn by experience
learn by experience
learn by doing
live and learn
go through the school of hard knocks

learn a lesson
be taught a lesson
.11 receive instruction
receive instruction
undergo schooling
pursue one's education
attend classes
go to or attend school
take lessons

train
prepare oneself
ready oneself
go into training

serve an apprenticeship

apprentice oneself to

study with
read with
sit at the feet of
learn from
have as one's master
.12 study
study
regard studiously
apply oneself to
con

read
peruse
go over

restudy
review

contemplate

examine

give the mind to

pore over
vet [Brit informal]

bury oneself in
wade through
plunge into

dig or grind or bone [all informal]
swot [Brit informal]

lucubrate
elucubrate
burn the midnight oil

make a study of

practice
drill
.13 browse
browse
scan
skim
dip into
thumb over or through
run over or through
glance or run the eye over or through
turn over the leaves
have a look at
hit the high spots
.14 study up
study up
brush up
polish up [informal]
rub up
get up

study up on
read up on
get up on

cram or cram up [both informal]
bone up [slang]
.15 study to be
study to be
study for
read for
read law, etc

specialize in
go in for
make one's field

major in
minor in