Definition of relearn in English:


verbrelearned, British relearnt

[with object]
  • Learn (something) again.

    ‘I've been relearning my Latin and Greek’
    • ‘Thus there is an opportunity to learn or relearn a number of words each day.’
    • ‘In many cases, individuals within the strike group must relearn lessons their predecessors learned in the previous deployment cycle.’
    • ‘Regrettably, it appears that India will have to relearn a lesson that it should already have learned extraordinarily well by now: you cannot negotiate with terror on your knees.’
    • ‘With repeated practice, a normally ‘short tempered’ individual can learn to manage and even relearn those initial reactions to frustration or discomfort.’
    • ‘Later, the treat was hidden under the opposite block so the dogs had to relearn the task (reversal learning).’
    • ‘Then, I'd be back at square one, forced to relearn the lesson that my head and heart had already learned once before.’
    • ‘Rather than relearn the hard lessons that IT folks have learned, take advantage of their expertise.’
    • ‘Dean also relearnt the lessons of the dotcom boom.’
    • ‘In other words, I relearnt the lesson of not judging a book by its cover - the cover can be deceiving.’
    • ‘The elite reconnaissance Marine now relearns everyday tasks, like picking something up off the floor.’
    • ‘Tourists are relearning the delights on offer’
    • ‘Communities of all sizes are waking up and relearning old lessons: That many residents want the option of walking or biking to get from A to B.’
    • ‘You're very prolific, and you were talking at the beginning about digging through your past and relearning old songs.’
    • ‘He explained that often recently single people are ashamed of their new status and need help relearning the social scene from a single person's perspective.’
    • ‘Once the codes become changed, you are left stranded until they're relearned.’
    • ‘In my own nation's old teachings, we're told that when confused we should go ‘back to the woods ‘to relearn life's lessons.’’
    • ‘So they relearn skills and develop them personally to give them some self-belief, self-worth and confidence.’
    • ‘‘I have struggled through the system and I did not want to go anywhere else and relearn new surroundings,’ said the shy 17-year-old.’
    • ‘It was really easy because we didn't have to relearn any tunes - we remembered them all from having played them so often when we were teenagers.’
    • ‘She had to relearn English, having spoken only Spanish in Paraguay.’
    revise, read up, go over, refresh one's memory of, relearn, cram, study, learn