Synonyms for wean

Synonyms for (verb) wean

Synonyms: ablactate, wean

Definition: gradually deprive (infants and young mammals) of mother's milk

Usage: 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

Similar words: deprive

Definition: keep from having, keeping, or obtaining


Synonyms: wean

Definition: detach the affections of

Similar words: estrange, alien, alienate, disaffect

Definition: arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness

Usage: She alienated her friends when she became fanatically religious