- Verb. (transitive) To regard with horror or detestation; to shrink back with shuddering from; to feel excessive repugnance toward; to detest to extremity; to loathe.
- Verb. (transitive, obsolete) To fill with horror or disgust.
- Verb. (transitive, canon law) To protest against; to reject solemnly.
- Verb. (intransitive, obsolete) To shrink back with horror, disgust, or dislike; to be contrary or averse; -- with ''from''.