Definitions for rejectrɪˈdʒɛkt; ˈri dʒɛkt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
re•ject*rɪˈdʒɛkt; ˈri dʒɛkt(v.; n.; v.t.)
to refuse to have, take, use, recognize, etc.:
to reject a job offer.
to refuse to grant (a request, demand, etc.); deny.
to refuse to accept or admit; rebuff:
The other children rejected him.
to discard as useless or unsatisfactory.
to eject; vomit.
to cast out or off.
to have an immunological reaction against (a transplanted organ or grafted tissue).
(n.)something or someone that is rejected, as an imperfect or unwanted article.
* Syn: See refuse1.
Origin of reject:
1485–95; (v.) < L rējectus, ptp. of rējicere to throw back =re-re - +-jicere, comb. form of jacere to throw
the person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality
refuse to accept or acknowledge
"I reject the idea of starting a war"; "The journal rejected the student's paper"
refuse, reject, pass up, turn down, decline(verb)
refuse to accept
"He refused my offer of hospitality"
deem wrong or inappropriate
"I disapprove of her child rearing methods"
reject, spurn, freeze off, scorn, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn down(verb)
reject with contempt
"She spurned his advances"
resist, reject, refuse(verb)
resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign tissue or organ
"His body rejected the liver of the donor"
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"
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
reject(verb)ɪˈdʒɛkt; n. ˈri dʒɛkt
to state that you will not accept or agree
Stockholders have rejected the bid.; He strongly rejected the idea.
rejectɪˈdʒɛkt; n. ˈri dʒɛkt
to not accept sb's application
Her visa application has been rejected.
rejectɪˈdʒɛkt; n. ˈri dʒɛkt
to refuse to give love or attention
His family rejected him when he went to jail.
reject(noun)ɪˈdʒɛkt; n. ˈri dʒɛkt
sth or sb that has been rejected for not being good enough
old toys tossed away as rejects
Something that is rejected.
An unpopular person.
to refuse to accept
She even rejected my improved offer.
to block a shot, especially if it sends the ball off the court.
to cast from one; to throw away; to discard
to refuse to receive or to acknowledge; to decline haughtily or harshly; to repudiate
to refuse to grant; as, to reject a prayer or request
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.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'reject' in Verbs Frequency: #324
Translations for reject
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
something that is rejected because it is faulty etc.
- شَيء مَرْفوضArabic
- бракуван предметBulgarian
- refugoPortuguese (BR)
- vrácené zbožíCzech
- der AusschußGerman
- κπ. ή κτ. που έχει απορριφθεί λόγω ελαττωματικότητας, σκάρτοςGreek
- artículo defectuosoSpanish
- article de rebutFrench
- अस्वीकृत वस्तुHindi
- roba s greškom, „škart“Croatian
- barang cacatIndonesian
- gölluð varaIcelandic
- 거절된 것Korean
- išbrokuotas gaminysLithuanian
- barang buanganMalay
- afgekeurd voorwerpDutch
- vraket/kassert produktNorwegian
- vrátený tovarSlovak
- defekt varaSwedish
- hatalı ürünTurkish
- 瑕疵品，被淘汰者Chinese (Trad.)
- визнаний непридатнимUkrainian
- مسترد شدہUrdu
- vật bị loạiVietnamese
- 次品，废品Chinese (Simp.)
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