learned vs learnt

learned learnt


  • 1) Derived from experience; acquired by learning.
  • 2) Having much learning, knowledgeable, erudite; highly educated.
  • 3) Acquired by learning or experience.
  • 4) Having profound, often systematic knowledge; erudite.
  • 5) Showing or characterized by such knowledge.
  • 6) Of or pertaining to learning; possessing, or characterized by, learning, esp. scholastic learning; erudite; well-informed
  • 7) learned men; men of erudition; scholars.
  • 8) established by conditioning or learning
  • 9) having or showing profound knowledge
  • 10) Simple past tense and past participle of learn.
  • 11) Simple past tense and past participle of learn: taught


  • 1) An occasional preterit and past participle of learn.
  • 2) UK, African American Vernacular Simple past of learn.
  • 3) UK, African American Vernacular Past participle of learn


  • 1) In the years since finding In the Skin of a Lyon, she had learned to make three different Charter-skins.
  • 2) Sutherland volunteered to be mother, which she learned later from Wallis meant that he was pleased with her.
  • 3) She'd learned something about genetics on the day he was born.
  • 4) ‘And he was learned and perspicacious enough to see that the rigidity which the old Labour party embraced would entail its own reaction.’
  • 5) ‘I have studied under learned professors in stately halls of learning.’
  • 6) ‘The ideal would be to study those very same books under the auspices of a learned teacher.’
  • 7) ‘The tribunal of learned personalities has also asked for initiation of peace talks.’
  • 8) ‘It should not be that he fails to consult learned people.’
  • 9) ‘They are very hospitable to learned and well-traveled people, as they love to learn new things from them.’
  • 10) ‘It remains for our learned people to resolve, as was done by Luther, Bacon and Erasamus, Rabelais and Montaigne.’
  • 11) ‘The learned people of our faith tell us that is the best place to be.’
  • 12) ‘To the learned elders and the people who have come here today, I thank them very much.’
  • 13) ‘He is a learned man in most matters that pertain to art.’
  • 14) ‘One level of reading was for the lay public while another was for learned scholars.’
  • 15) ‘He is a learned religious scholar and has also served as a teacher of religious education.’
  • 16) ‘And one who is very clever at juggling words will be considered a learned scholar.’
  • 17) ‘The rest of us (who are not learned scholars) can only infer, deduce and feel His Hand.’
  • 18) ‘It's bold of me to challenge our learned scholars as my paltry mathematics training finished in year 11.’
  • 19) ‘Data from scientists in the field were published in learned society journals.’
  • 20) ‘It is good to have this learned and scholarly life back in circulation.’
  • 21) ‘Founded in 1660, the Society has three roles, as the UK academy of science, as a learned Society, and as a funding agency.’
  • 22) ‘This staves off moral panic and encourages postmodernist academics to write papers in learned journals.’
  • 23) ‘A major chunk of journals in biomedical sciences is brought out by learned societies.’
  • 24) ‘He refused to accept honorary degrees but he did accept honorary membership of academies and learned societies.’
  • 25) ‘He was a learned Scholar of the Bible, the Zora and the Torah.’
  • 26) ‘He began fifty years ago as a Shakespeare scholar, with a learned and still necessary edition of The Tempest.’
  • 27) ‘Articles about democracy appeared in learned journals, books and other academic writings.’
  • 28) ‘If the views of an associate professor expressed in a learned journal come within the scope of the vilification laws, then anything goes.’
  • 29) ‘Why, in two of her lectures, does she discuss Kafka's ape, dressed up to make a speech to a learned society, and forced to speak their language?’
  • 30) ‘He even produces an article from a learned American journal to prove it.’
  • 31) ‘Graaf's efforts introduced Leeuwenhoek to the most important learned society of the time.’
  • 32) ‘In some cases these hybrid approaches lead to papers being published in learned journals, but not always.’
  • 33) ‘Publication of papers in learned journals is an intrinsic and inevitable component of doing science.’
  • 34) ‘Other specialist libraries are maintained by federal and state departments and agencies, and by learned and professional societies.’
  • 35) ‘He was a member of the learned societies of many nations.’
  • 36) ‘As far as can be determined, the waves they caused remained limited to the learned echelons of society.’
  • 37) ‘Not so much a time for learned study, or even a fake attempt at seeking knowledge.’
  • 38) ‘I, by the bright light of noon, would like to reveal the most learned and erudite of my studies.’
  • 39) ‘The first of them is to grant the mandatory relief that my learned friends sought in the claim form and, as far as I am aware, maintained throughout the hearing.’
  • 40) ‘My learned friend's solicitors have simply failed to follow the procedure.’
  • 41) ‘Could I go for the moment to section 30B, which is behind our learned friend the appellant's materials.’
  • 42) ‘Here, if one listens to the submissions of our learned friend, it is though the prosecutor at the sentencing hearing did not err.’
  • 43) ‘My learned friend says that the case is also academic in policy terms.’
  • 44) ‘No doubt our learned friends will develop how it is said that description of the approach to construction affects the matter.’
  • 45) ‘Accordingly the sentences imposed by the learned sentencing judge will remain unaltered.’
  • 46) ‘My learned friend says that clause 4.1 prescribes ordinary hours for casuals.’
  • 47) ‘There is no identical phrase in any of the statutes that are included in the booklet submitted by my learned friends.’
  • 48) ‘My learned friend's submission seems to be premised on the submission that it can only be rational to change one's mind if there is a rational reason for doing so.’
  • 49) ‘Your Honour, we would take issue with my learned friend on that point.’
  • 50) ‘The learned Judge rejected the evidence that other options were not discussed.’
  • 51) ‘The learned trial judge took the view that he is a very dangerous character.’
  • 52) ‘However, the finding of the learned trial judge was not that at all.’
  • 53) ‘I did not do the trial, your Honour, my learned junior did.’
  • 54) ‘Your Honours, my learned junior has provided some notes in answer to some questions.’
  • 55) ‘Of course members have heard my learned colleague speak about the range of pests.’
  • 56) ‘I think my learned friend has done a chronology which includes them as well.’
  • 57) ‘My learned colleague tells me they have been providing that care for 70 years.’


  • 1) What is the most important lesson you have learnt about money?
  • 2) There is little to be learnt from this film.
  • 3) And in terms of the experiences they bring, I have learnt a lot from them.
  • 4) I loved watching the interaction between them: the way he helped her pick up her fork and spoon, the way she learnt from him.
  • 5) Next morning, when the family met at the breakfast-board, they were not a little surprised to hear Wallace recount the adventure of the night; and while Loch-awe promised every kindness to the shepherd, and a messenger was despatched with a purse to Archibald, Edwin learnt from the earl's servant, that his reason for supposing the regent was gone to his room arose from the sight of his bonnet in the outer hall.
  • 6) What I have since learnt is you also need lots of encouragement, guidance and hardwork.
  • 7) I really should blog more about the event - both lessons I learnt from the content and event structure, but also the experience of being surrounded by actual (higher education, mostly open source/LAMP) geeks.
  • 8) If yes, why did you choose this route and what have you learnt from the process?
  • 9) It is something I learnt from the teachings of Shree Gondavalekar Maharaj.
  • 10) I always carry with me what call I an idea book .. it sometimes looks a mess but the key I learnt is Just get it down and refer back to later, its certainly has helped ..
  • 11) If there is any lesson to be learnt from the presidential campaign it is that the truth will always win – cream will always rise to the top.
  • 12) One of the things I learnt is that Manga is actually used as an alternative way to engage school children with Shakespeare in UK schools.

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