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"
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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, rejectum—re-, back, jacĕre, to throw.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'reject' in Verbs Frequency: #324
The numerical value of reject in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of reject in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of reject in a Sentence
The Chinese are following an absurd agenda and we continue to reject it.
Such sanctions are a serious interference in the internal affairs of Germany and Europe and their sovereignty. We firmly reject this.
We reject the notion in the media that any contract with a Papua New Guinea entity is tainted by corruption – we find this notion offensive, we do not have any bad debts or failed contracts.
Congress should reject these bills, which would only outsource energy production to countries like Saudi Arabia and Russia, and instead stand up American energy produced with American values.
The Prime Minister's negotiations have failed. Last night's agreement with the European Commission does not contain anything approaching the changes Theresa May promised parliament, that's why lawmakers must reject this deal today.
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- رفض, رفArabic
- refusar, rebutjarCatalan, Valencian
- odmítnout, zamítnoutCzech
- verwerfen, ablehnen, zurückweisenGerman
- rechazar, marginada, artículo defectuoso, marginadoSpanish
- rejekti, hylätä, hylky, torjua, hylkiöFinnish
- rach an aghaidh, diùltScottish Gaelic
- elvet, visszautasítHungarian
- rifiutare, respingereItalian
- 拒絶, 拒否するJapanese
- whakahoe, paruranga, ākiri, hapeMāori
- avslå, avviseNorwegian
- odrzut, odrzucić, odrzucaćPolish
- refuza, respingeRomanian
- отвергать, отвергнутьRussian
- rata, avslå, avfärda, avvisaSwedish
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