shun [shunned, shunning, -s] v

OE, obscure origin; poss. Gr. 'to hide, to cover'.

  1. Eschew; keep out of sight of.
  2. Avoid; turn down.
  3. Deny; doubt; refuse to accept.
  4. Abandon; desert; forsake.
  5. Reject; decline.
  6. Defer; remit; postpone.
  7. Ostracize; censor; cast out.
  8. Fail to greet; abstain from welcoming.
  9. Turn away from.
  10. Forego.
  11. Keep away from.