From Middle English shenden, from Old English sċendan (“to put to shame, blame, disgrace”), from Proto-Germanic *skandijaną (“to scold, berate”), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kem- (“to cover”). Cognate with Dutch schenden (“to infringe, profane, defile”), German schänden (“defile”), Danish skænde (“defile”). Related to Old English sċand (“infamy, shame, scandal”). More at shand, shame.
- (obsolete) To disgrace or put to shame.
- (archaic) To blame.
- (archaic) To destroy, to spoil.
|present||I shend||we shend||I am shending||we are shending||I have shent||we have shent||I have been shending||we have been shending|
|you shend||you shend||you are shending||you are shending||you have shent||you have shent||you have been shending||you have been shending|
|he shends||they shend||he is shending||they are shending||he has shent||they have shent||he has been shending||they have been shending|
|past||I shent||we shent||I was shending||we were shending||I had shent||we had shent||I had been shending||we had been shending|
|you shent||you shent||you were shending||you were shending||you had shent||you had shent||you had been shending||you had been shending|
|he shent||they shent||he was shending||they were shending||he had shent||they had shent||he had been shending||they had been shending|
|future||I will shend||we will shend||I will be shending||we will be shending||I will have shent||we will have shent||I will have been shending||we will have been shending|
|you will shend||you will shend||you will be shending||you will be shending||you will have shent||you will have shent||you will have been shending||you will have been shending|
|he will shend||they will shend||he will be shending||they will be shending||he will have shent||they will have shent||he will have been shending||they will have been shending|
|conditional||I would shend||we would shend||I would be shending||we would be shending||I would have shent||we would have shent||I would have been shending||we would have been shending|
|you would shend||you would shend||you would be shending||you would be shending||you would have shent||you would have shent||you would have been shending||you would have been shending|
|he would shend||they would shend||he would be shending||they would be shending||he would have shent||they would have shent||he would have been shending||they would have been shending|
- For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:shend.