shirked, past participle; shirked, past tense; shirks, 3rd person singular present; shirking, present participle;
Avoid or neglect (a duty or responsibility)
their sole motive is to shirk responsibility and rip off the company
A person who shirks
fiddle: avoid (one's assigned duties); "The derelict soldier shirked his duties"
avoid dealing with; "She shirks her duties"
(shirking) the evasion of work or duty
In Islam, Shirk (شرك) or polytheism means to consider anyone god other than the God, Allah.Kamoonpuri, S: "Basic Beliefs of Islam" pages 42-58. Tanzania Printers Limited, 2001. ...
one who shirks; To avoid, especially a duty, responsibility, etc.; to stay away from
(Shirking) The tendency to do less work when the return is smaller. Owners may have more incentive to shirk if they issue equity as opposed to debt, because they retain less ownership interest in the company and therefore may receive a smaller return. ...
associating partners with Allah. Shirk can also encompase any object that a person may hold in regard higher than Allah. It is the most severe of sins and will not be forgiven.
Associating, invoking or worshipping anyone or anything besides Allah. This is the worst sin a Muslim can commit; in fact, anyone who commits this sin cannot be described as a Muslim. More details on this subject can be found at the Tawhid & Shirk section of this site.
Associating another god with Allah. Associating anything with Allah that is not true and revealed in the Koran.
however, received considerable extension of meaning throughout the dogmatic development of Islām. It did not remain simply a term for the idolatry prevailing outside Islām but came to be used as the opposite of tawhid (the oneness of God) and became synonymous with any belief or practice ...
Taking other gods besides Allah (i.e. Polytheism), and is considered the most heinous crime against the Islamic god. Belief in the Trinity is concidered Shirk.
The practice of associating other gods with Allah, or of worshipping them with or in place of Allah. Those who commit shirk are known as mushrikeen, people who commit idolatry or associationism.
Association. Regarding anything as being equal or partner to Allah. Shirk is forbidden in Islam.
It is to attribute Allah's qualities to someone else. This is called Shirk because Allah's qualities are unequaled by any of His creatures, be they angels, prophets, Auliya, martyrs, Imam or other devoted person. Their qualities cannot match that of Allah.
The act of holding any object, concept, or person in higher esteem or devotion than Allah^(SWT).
Idolatry. Idol worship. Associating any other name with God's name. Believing that any creatures possess any kind of power to benefit or harm.
literally, "association;" in Islam, the association of any visible or finite thing with God or to place any thing, concept or entity above God. Thus, to commit "shirk" is to commit idolatry. Compare the English sense of this term when it is said that one "shirks" one's responsibility.
Idolatry; polytheism; the sin of believing in any divinity except God and of associating other gods with God.
Consists of associating anyone or anything with the Creator either in His being, or attributes, or in the exclusive rights (such as worship).
belief or action which diminishes faith in oneness of Allah
association of partners with G-d (against Islam; sin)
polytheism, associating partners in the worship of Allah