1. accustom a baby not to nurse
1. Nowadays it is normal to wean a child much earlier than it was done in the past.
2. cause someone to gradually give up a cherished activity
2. In our attempt to wean our daughter from video games, we bought her a sports car.
Wean sounds like Bean (say SoyBEAN)-- milk is considered a good alternative to cow's milk, so you can wean away the baby from its mother's milk and feed it soya milk instead. wean == mean--asking to give away what we like, milk from baby, etc. VI-HEEN KAR DENA, that is to cause to leave