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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How to say reject in sign language?

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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. Mike Huckabee:

    I will not acquiesce to an imperial court any more than our Founders acquiesced to an imperial British monarch, we must resist and reject judicial tyranny, not retreat.

  2. Suu Kyi:

    Myanmar requests the court to remove the case from its list, in the alternative (the court should) reject the request for provisional measures submitted by the Gambia.

  3. Steny Hoyer:

    I reject ...that this is any kind of radical change.

  4. Mark Toner:

    We reject outright the premise that the Turkish Government is in league with ISIL to smuggle oil across its borders, and we frankly see no evidence – none – to support such an accusation.

  5. Paul Ryan:

    As the president himself has acknowledged, Iran is likely to use this cash infusion -- more than $100 billion in total -- to finance terrorists, this comes just weeks after Tehran's most recent illegal ballistic missile test, and just days after the (Iran Revolutionary Guard Corps) detained 10 American sailors. A bipartisan majority in the House voted to reject this deal in the first place, and we will continue to do everything possible to prevent a nuclear Iran.

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