KJV Dictionary Definition: wean


WEAN, v.t. G. See Wont.

1. To accustom and reconcile, as a child or other young animal, to a want or deprivation of the breast.

And the child grew, and was weaned. Genesis 21.

2. To detach or alienate, as the affections, from any object of desire; to reconcile to the want or loss of any thing; as, to wean the heart from temporal enjoyments.


WEANED, pp. Accustomed or reconciled to the want of the breast or other object of desire.


WEANING, ppr. Accustoming or reconciling, as a young child or other animal, to a want of the breast; reconciling to the want of any object of desire.