Quick answer
"Find out" is a transitive verb phrase which is often translated as "averiguar", and "learn" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "aprender". Learn more about the difference between "find out" and "learn" below.
find out(
faynd
 
aut
)
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to learn)
a. averiguar
They soon found out the flower shop was a front.Pronto averiguaron que la florería era una tapadera.
b. descubrir
Mom is going to be mad when she finds out you lied about the broken plate.Mamá se va a poner furiosa cuando descubra que mentiste sobre el plato roto.
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
2. (to become aware)
a. enterarse
The company didn't find out about the incident until it was contacted by the police.La compañía no se enteró del incidente hasta que la policía se puso en contacto con ellos.
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learn(
luhrn
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to acquire knowledge of)
a. aprender
My children are learning different animal names.Mis hijos están aprendiendo los diferentes nombres de los animales.
2. (to find out)
a. enterarse de
When she learned that it was her friend who was spreading the rumors, she couldn't believe it.Cuando se enteró que era su amiga la que estaba contando los rumores, no lo podía creer.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to acquire knowledge)
a. aprender
Nobody can force you to learn; you have to want to do it yourself.Nadie puede obligarte a aprender; tienes que querer hacerlo tú mismo.
4. (to find out)
a. enterarse de
The company didn't learn about the incident until it was contacted by the police.La compañía no se enteró del incidente hasta que la policía se puso en contacto con ellos.
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