What are some opposite words for spurn?

Antonyms for spurn
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This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term spurn.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. reject, spurn, freeze off, scorn, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn down(verb)

    reject with contempt

    "She spurned his advances"

    Synonyms:
    freeze off, eliminate, rule out, lower, resist, despise, winnow out, contemn, decline, lour, pass up, pooh-pooh, reject, disapprove, disdain, scorn, turn away, refuse, turn down

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. spurn

    Antonyms:
    adore, honor, respect, revere, reverence, venerate

    Synonyms:
    contemn, despise, detest, disdain, dishonor, disregard, scoff at, scorn, slight

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. spurn(n)

    Synonyms:
    rejection, disdain, scorning

  2. spurn(v)

    Synonyms:
    reject, scorn, contemn, despise, scout

Editors Contribution

  1. accept

    spurn means deny for anything that's why i thought that this list should have this word (accept)

    1.your friend raj spurn that proposal while my friend accepted that.

    Submitted by anonymous on May 20, 2020  

How to use spurn in a sentence?

  1. Ben Azai:

    Despise not any man, and do not spurn anything for there is no man who has not his hour, nor is there anything that has not its place.

  2. Mahabharata:

    Let none with scorn a suppliant meet, Or from the door untended spurn A dog; an outcast kindly treat; And so thou shalt be blest in turn.

  3. Ben Azai, Mishna:

    Despise not any man, and do not spurn anything; for there is no man who has not his hour, nor is there anything that has not its place.

  4. Francois Fenelon:

    If the riches of the Indies, or the crowns of all the kingdom of Europe, were laid at my feet in exchange for my love of reading, I would spurn them all.

  5. William Blum:

    I knew it would help the book's sales and I was not bothered by who it was coming from, if he shares with me a deep dislike for certain aspects of U.S. foreign policy, then I'm not going to spurn any endorsement of the book by him.

How to pronounce spurn?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say spurn in sign language?

  1. spurn

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#4193honor
#23934adore
#24843revere
#28041reverence
#113548spurn
#143836venerate

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