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Verb
/wēn/,
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weaned, past tense; weaned, past participle; weans, 3rd person singular present; weaning, present participle;
  1. Accustom (an infant or other young mammal) to food other than its mother's milk

  2. Accustom (someone) to managing without something on which they have become dependent or of which they have become excessively fond
    • - the doctor tried to wean her off the sleeping pills
  3. Be strongly influenced by (something), esp. from an early age
    • - I was weaned on a regular diet of Hollywood fantasy
Noun
  1. A young child


  1. 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. detach the affections of
  3. (weaned) freed of dependence on something especially (for mammals) mother's milk; "the just-weaned calf bawled for its mother"
  4. (weaning) the act of substituting other food for the mother's milk in the diet of a child or young mammal
  5. WEAN-FM (99.7 FM, "News Talk 630 WPRO and 99.7 FM") is a radio station located in Providence, Rhode Island. The station is owned by Citadel Broadcasting Corporation, and airs a news-talk format. WEAN-FM serves as a simulcast of WPRO/630.
  6. Weaning is the process of gradually introducing a mammal infant, either human or animal, to what will be its adult diet and withdrawing the supply of its mother's milk.
  7. A small child; To cease giving milk to an offspring; To cease to depend on the mother for nourishment; To cease to depend
  8. (Weaned) means that an animal has become accustomed to take solid food and has so done, without nursing, for a period of at least 5 days.
  9. (Weaned) refers to an animal that no longer needs its mother's milk and can eat the normal food for its species
  10. (Weaned) This is a term used when a patient is being taken off of the breathing machine, and is only undertaken when their condition is improving.
  11. (Weaned) a young animal that is no longer
  12. (weaned) A young mammal that has changed from drinking its mothers milk to a diet of solid food.
  13. (Weaning) Gradual removal of mechanical ventilation, as patient's lung strength and vital capacity increases.
  14. (Weaning) The process of removing young rabbits from the doe for nourishment and care. Weaning age is between 6 - 8 weeks
  15. (Weaning) removing young from their mother.
  16. (Weaning) The process of gradually tapering mechanical ventilation and allowing the patient to resume breathing on their own.
  17. (Weaning) the gradual process where the puppies are changed over from mother's milk to solid foods.
  18. (WEANING) The process of progressively developing a diet for infants and young children from one based on breast-milk or infant formula to one covering a wide range of textures and tastes. This weaning period usually starts sometime between four and six months of age.
  19. (Weaning) Action of stopping nutrition with one type of food and changing to another.
  20. (Weaning) B The act of separarting the pigs and the female.
  21. (Weaning) Decreasing gradually, as in decreasing the oxygen rate.
  22. (Weaning) Kittens learn to eat food, not depending on the milk of their mother
  23. (Weaning) Mares and foals can be taken for weaning as per the livery rates above and must be arranged well in advance of weaning time to ensure suitable groups of companions are available.
  24. (Weaning) Removing piglets from the mother so they stop nursing and she can dry up. There comes a time in the sow’s life when she wants to be free of the piglets but they won’t leave her alone. She will lay flat on her teats for hours to protect herself, unable to getup to go pee, eat or drink. ...
  25. (Weaning) Taking the young birds away from their parents; usually done at 28 days of age, plus or minus a few days.