What does reject mean?

Definitions for rejectrɪˈdʒɛkt; ˈri dʒɛkt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word reject.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cull, reject(verb)

    the person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality

  2. reject(verb)

    refuse to accept or acknowledge

    "I reject the idea of starting a war"; "The journal rejected the student's paper"

  3. refuse, reject, pass up, turn down, decline(verb)

    refuse to accept

    "He refused my offer of hospitality"

  4. disapprove, reject(verb)

    deem wrong or inappropriate

    "I disapprove of her child rearing methods"

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

    reject with contempt

    "She spurned his advances"

  6. resist, reject, refuse(verb)

    resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign tissue or organ

    "His body rejected the liver of the donor"

  7. reject, turn down, turn away, refuse(verb)

    refuse entrance or membership

    "They turned away hundreds of fans"; "Black people were often rejected by country clubs"

  8. rule out, eliminate, winnow out, reject(verb)

    dismiss from consideration or a contest

    "John was ruled out as a possible suspect because he had a strong alibi"; "This possibility can be eliminated from our consideration"

Wiktionary

  1. reject(Noun)

    Something that is rejected.

  2. reject(Noun)

    An unpopular person.

  3. reject(Verb)

    to refuse to accept

    She even rejected my improved offer.

  4. reject(Verb)

    to block a shot, especially if it sends the ball off the court.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reject(verb)

    to cast from one; to throw away; to discard

  2. Reject(verb)

    to refuse to receive or to acknowledge; to decline haughtily or harshly; to repudiate

  3. Reject(verb)

    to refuse to grant; as, to reject a prayer or request

Freebase

  1. Reject

    Reject is a 7 inch Split EP by punk rock band Anti-Flag and ska punk band Against All Authority, released in 1996. Though the original EP is hard to find in music stores, due to its DIY release, it can be found spread about the internet on music-sharing sites.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Reject

    rē-jekt′, v.t. to throw away: to refuse: to renounce: to despise.—adjs. Rejec′table, Rejec′tible.—n.pl. Rejectamen′ta, excrement.—ns. Rejec′ter, -or; Rejec′tion, act of rejecting: refusal.—adj. Rejec′tive.—n. Reject′ment. [L. rejicĕre, rejectumre-, back, jacĕre, to throw.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'reject' in Verbs Frequency: #324

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reject in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reject in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Marcus Aurelius:

    Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears.

  2. Raza Rumi:

    They reject the Pakistani constitution, they reject the democratic process in Pakistan.

  3. Buddha:

    The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.

  4. Airplane:

    Ted Striker It was a rough place - the seediest dive on the wharf. Populated with every reject and cutthroat from Bombay to Calcutta. It's worse than Detroit.

  5. Max Lerner:

    The crime of book purging is that it involves a rejection of the word. For the word is never absolute truth, but only man's frail and human effort to approach the truth. To reject the word is to reject the human search.

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