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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Weaning(0.01308 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Weaning.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n : the act of substituting other food for the mother's milk in
the diet of a child or young mammal [syn: ablactation]
English → English (gcide)
Wean \Wean\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Weaned; p. pr. & vb. n.
Weaning.] [OE. wenen, AS. wenian, wennan, to accustom; akin
to D. wennen, G. gew["o]hnen, OHG. giwennan, Icel. venja, Sw.
v["a]nja, Dan. v[ae]nne, Icel. vanr accustomed, wont; cf. AS.
[=a]wenian to wean, G. entw["o]hnen. See Wont, a.]
1. To accustom and reconcile, as a child or other young
animal, to a want or deprivation of mother's milk; to take
from the breast or udder; to cause to cease to depend on
the mother nourishment.
And the child grew, and was weaned; and Abraham made
a great feast the same day that Isaac was weaned.
--Gen. xxi. 8.
2. Hence, to detach or alienate the affections of, from any
object of desire; to reconcile to the want or loss of
anything. “Wean them from themselves.” --Shak.
The troubles of age were intended . . . to wean us
gradually from our fondness of life. --Swift.