Definitions for reject
rɪˈdʒɛkt; ˈri dʒɛktre·ject
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word reject.
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, declineverb
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 downverb
reject with contempt
"She spurned his advances"
resist, reject, refuseverb
resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign tissue or organ
"His body rejected the liver of the donor"
reject, turn down, turn away, refuseverb
refuse entrance or membership
"They turned away hundreds of fans"; "Black people were often rejected by country clubs"
rule out, eliminate, winnow out, rejectverb
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.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: rejicio,rejectus, Lat.
Barbarossa was rejected into Syria, although he perceived that it tended to his disgrace. Richard Knolles, History of the Turks.
Thou hast rejected the word of the Lord, and the Lord hath rejected thee from being king. 1 Sam. xv. 26.
Give me wisdom, and reject me not from among thy children. Wisd. ix. 4.
He is despised and rejected of men, a man of sorrows. Is.
Because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest. Hosea iv. 6.
Whether it be a divine revelation or no, reason must judge, which can never permit the mind to reject a greater evidence, to embrace what is less evident. John Locke.
To reject means to refuse to accept, acknowledge, or agree with something. This could be rejecting a proposal, an idea, a request, or a physical object. The term is also often used in a social context to indicate exclusion or not accepting someone's company or advances.
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
I would have problems with somebody who embraced all the doctrines associated with Islam, if they are not willing to reject sharia and all the portions of it that are talked about in the Quran -- if they are not willing to reject that, and subject that to American values and the Constitution, then of course, I would.
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.
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.
They reject the Pakistani constitution, they reject the democratic process in Pakistan.
The ads do not violate our content-neutral ad standards ?and thus we have no grounds to reject them, unlike Fox, the MTA is a government agency and can't accept or reject ads based on how we feel about them; we have to follow the standards approved by our board.
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- رفض, رفArabic
- rebutjar, refusarCatalan, Valencian
- zamítnout, odmítnoutCzech
- ablehnen, verwerfen, zurückweisenGerman
- rechazar, artículo defectuoso, marginada, marginadoSpanish
- hylkiö, torjua, hylky, hylätä, rejektiFinnish
- diùlt, rach an aghaidhScottish Gaelic
- elvet, visszautasítHungarian
- respingere, rifiutareItalian
- 拒否する, 拒絶Japanese
- hape, whakahoe, paruranga, ākiriMāori
- avvise, avslåNorwegian
- odrzut, odrzucić, odrzucaćPolish
- respinge, refuzaRomanian
- отвергать, отвергнутьRussian
- avfärda, avvisa, avslå, rataSwedish
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