Weans vs Wears - What's the difference?

weans | wears |

As verbs the difference between weans and wears

is that weans is third-person singular of wean while wears is third-person singular of wear.

As a noun wears is

plural of lang=en.




  • (wean)
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    Etymology 1

    (etyl) wenian.


    (en verb)
  • To cease giving milk to an offspring; to accustom and reconcile (a child or young animal) to a want or deprivation of mother's milk; to take from the breast or udder.
  • The cow has weaned her calf.
  • * Bible, Genesis xxi. 8
  • Abraham made a great feast the same day that Isaac was weaned .
  • To cause to quit something to which one is addicted or habituated.
  • He managed to wean himself off heroin.
  • * Jonathan Swift
  • The troubles of age were intended to wean us gradually from our fondness of life.
  • To cease to depend on the mother for nourishment.
  • The kittens are finally weaning .
  • To cease to depend.
  • She is weaning from her addiction to tobacco.

    Etymology 2



    (en noun)
  • (Scotland) A small child.
  • * 2008 , (James Kelman), Kieron Smith, Boy , Penguin 2009, p. 92:
  • Pigs, cows and sheep and wee ducks, that was what he bought and it was just for weans and wee lasses. I said it to my maw.
    Oh it is not weans' it is children. Oh Kieron, it is children and girls, do not say ' weans and lasses.
  • * Elizabeth Browning
  • I, being but a yearling wean .


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  • Verb

  • (wear)
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