Definition of Wean

1. Verb. Gradually deprive (infants and young mammals) of mother's milk. "The kitten was weaned and fed by its owner with a bottle"

Exact synonyms: Ablactate
Entails: Breastfeed, Give Suck, Lactate, Nurse, Suck, Suckle, Wet-nurse
Generic synonyms: Deprive
Derivative terms: Weaning



2. Verb. Detach the affections of.
Generic synonyms: Alien, Alienate, Disaffect, Estrange

Definition of Wean

1. v. t. To accustom and reconcile, as a child or other young animal, to a want or deprivation of mother's milk; to take from the breast or udder; to cause to cease to depend on the mother nourishment.

2. n. A weanling; a young child.

3. v. t. To accustom and reconcile, as a child or other young animal, to a want or deprivation of mother's milk; to take from the breast or udder; to cause to cease to depend on the mother nourishment.

4. n. A weanling; a young child.

Definition of Wean

1. Verb. (transitive) To cease giving milk to an offspring. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To quit from something to which one is addicted or habituated. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) To cease to depend on the mother for nourishment. ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive) To cease to depend. ¹

5. Noun. (Scotland) A small child. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Wean

1. to withhold mother's milk from and substitute other nourishment [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Wean

1. To implement weaning. Origin: A.S. Wenian (05 Mar 2000)

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