spurn-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: reject with contempt

How Sir Isaac Newton spurned the dismal science.
John Joachim Zebley of Georgia spurned the proposal of secession.
Ford had spurned the job because he was unhappy with the 1 year
He spurns the opportunity to play for an NBA team.

VerbNet: NP
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: spurn.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1