[ UK /wˈiːn/ ]
[ US /ˈwin/ ]
  1. detach the affections of
  2. gradually deprive (infants and young mammals) of mother's milk
    she weaned her baby when he was 3 months old and started him on powdered milk
    The kitten was weaned and fed by its owner with a bottle
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How To Use wean In A Sentence

  • Pearce , a Zimbabwean architect living in Melbourne, has been inspired by the humble termite.
  • So asking them to use mild soaps and weaning them away from perfumes and deodorants is our primary task,’ he said.
  • Some women will wean off gradually by dropping feeds and reducing feed times over a period of weeks. Times, Sunday Times
  • Presently, piglet early weaning diarrhea is a knotty disease in most pig farm.
  • She's not, you know, weaned from her mama yet, and she's not even eating food yet.
  • Some people wean themselves off meat and fish by allowing themselves meat or fish once a month. The Family Nutrition Workbook
  • The other payback is the obvious reduction in weaning stress experienced by calves already eating creep.
  • Patients were screened daily using published guidelines for ability to wean from the mechanical ventilator.
  • On Friday we returned from a short break in the Lake District to find an email from a farm in Dumfries which has Tamworth weaners available.
  • Two researchers specializing in the psychology of health say they've found a more productive way to wean sun worshipers from catching some rays.
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