Adjective "Weaned" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Weaned


    Definition:

    1. to accustom (a child or young animal) to food other than its mother's milk; cause to lose the need to suckle or turn to the mother for food.

    2. to withdraw (a person, the affections, one's dependency, etc.) from some object, habit, form of enjoyment, or the like: The need to reduce had weaned us from rich desserts. Verb phrases

    3. wean on, to accustom to; to familiarize with from, or as if from, childhood: a brilliant student weaned on the classics; suburban kids

    Origin:
    wean

    Examples:

    "calves can be weaned."

    "traumaticallies can be weaned."

    "traders can be weaned."

    "pups can be weaned."

    "people can be weaned."

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