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  1. wean

    disaccustom, dishabituate, detach, alienate, withdraw, ablactate

    accustom, habituate, inure, reconcile, attach, associate, conciliate, enlist, draw, attract

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wean, ablactate(verb)

    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"


  2. wean(verb)

    detach the affections of


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wean(v. a.)

    put from the breast

  2. wean(v. a.)

    withdraw, disengage, alienate, detach

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. wean(v)

    disaccustom, alienate, detach

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  1. Mica Mosbacher:

    As part of the GOP old guard, I joined a 12 step program to wean myself from politics as usual within the Party.

  2. Kelli McGrane:

    If you're just starting to wean yourself off sweetened store-bought coffee drinks, ask for fewer pumps of syrup. As each pump contains approximately 5 grams of sugar, depending on the flavor, the sugar savings add up quickly.

  3. Gavin Parry:

    Sharp has the technology to build out the components to compete with Samsung as an Apple supplier, which means that with Sharp under its umbrella Foxconn can help Apple wean itself off Samsung, this gives Foxconn better pricing power with Apple.

  4. Ben Scott-Robinson:

    Our system allows farmers to wean their depleted, damaged soils off a diet of chemicals.

  5. David Frank:

    The point is not really to devalue the stock, rather to make a statement to those companies, our students, and those who might be paying attention (including you!) that it is prudent to wean ourselves off of fossil fuels. It is a tactic, a means of calling attention to the problem.

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Translations for wean

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  • odstavitCzech
  • abstillenGerman
  • απογαλακτίζω, απογαλακτίζομαιGreek
  • destetarSpanish
  • vieroittua, vieroittaaFinnish
  • sevrerFrench
  • 乳離れさせる, やめさせるJapanese
  • се одвикнува, одвикнуваMacedonian
  • spenen, ontwennenDutch
  • desmamarPortuguese
  • hanuk'ayQuechua
  • отвыкать, отвыкать от груди, отнимать от груди, отучать, отучать от груди, отлучать, отучить от груди, отлучить, отвыкнуть, отнять от груди, отвыкнуть от груди, отучитьRussian
  • دودھ چھڑاناUrdu

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