[ UK /wˈiːn/ ]
[ US /ˈwin/ ]
[ US /ˈwin/ ]
- detach the affections of
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
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.