Definitions for reject

Definitions for (noun) reject

Main entry: reject, cull

Definition: the person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality

Definitions for (verb) reject

Main entry: eliminate, rule out, reject, winnow out

Definition: dismiss from consideration or a contest

Usage: John was ruled out as a possible suspect because he had a strong alibi; This possibility can be eliminated from our consideration

Main entry: reject

Definition: refuse to accept or acknowledge

Usage: I reject the idea of starting a war; The journal rejected the student's paper

Main entry: freeze off, scorn, spurn, reject, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn down

Definition: reject with contempt

Usage: She spurned his advances

Main entry: disapprove, reject

Definition: deem wrong or inappropriate

Usage: I disapprove of her child rearing methods

Main entry: turn down, decline, pass up, refuse, reject

Definition: refuse to accept

Usage: He refused my offer of hospitality

Main entry: refuse, reject, turn away, turn down

Definition: refuse entrance or membership

Usage: They turned away hundreds of fans; Black people were often rejected by country clubs

Main entry: refuse, reject, resist

Definition: resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign tissue or organ

Usage: His body rejected the liver of the donor

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