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Synonyms of weaning

Noun


1. weaning, ablactation, substitution, exchange, commutation

usage: the act of substituting other food for the mother's milk in the diet of a child or young mammal

Verb


1. wean, ablactate, deprive

usage: 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, estrange, alienate, alien, disaffect

usage: detach the affections of

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