What does reject mean?

Definitions for reject
rɪˈdʒɛkt; ˈri dʒɛktre·ject

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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

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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

Examples of reject in a Sentence

  1. Andrew Gillum:

    We've got to demand a more perfect union, we have to demand a process that is more fair, we have to reject the belief that a signature difference is enough for somebody's entire vote to be dismissed. We've got to get rid of these arbitrary deadlines.

  2. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    Reject the premise that one must follow established norms be they societal, religious or acts of nature; instead, wisdom teaches to do what is right.; what is entrenched is not necessarily fact, but practice.

  3. President Barack Obama:

    We need to reject any politics that targets people because of race or religion, this isn't a matter of political correctness. It's a matter of understanding what makes us strong.

  4. Ken Paxton:

    CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE Election officials have a duty to reject mail-in ballot applications from voters who are not entitled to vote by mail. In-person voting is the surest way to maintain the integrity of our elections, prevent voter fraud and guarantee that every voter is who they claim to be.

  5. Clinton Cash:

    As I have said for months, I oppose the deal, i have spoken out against the deal, I will vote against the deal, and I will do everything I can to urge the Congress to reject the Colombia Free Trade Agreement.

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