Synonyms for reject

Synonyms for (noun) reject

Synonyms: reject, cull

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

Similar words: deciding, decision making

Definition: the cognitive process of reaching a decision

Usage: a good executive must be good at decision making

Synonyms for (verb) reject

Synonyms: reject

Definition: refuse to accept or acknowledge

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

Similar words: evaluate, judge, pass judgment

Definition: form a critical opinion of

Usage: I cannot judge some works of modern art; How do you evaluate this grant proposal? We shouldn't pass judgment on other people


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

Definition: reject with contempt

Usage: She spurned his advances

Similar words: refuse, decline

Definition: show unwillingness towards

Usage: he declined to join the group on a hike


Synonyms: disapprove, reject

Definition: deem wrong or inappropriate

Usage: I disapprove of her child rearing methods

Similar words: evaluate, judge, pass judgment

Definition: form a critical opinion of

Usage: I cannot judge some works of modern art; How do you evaluate this grant proposal? We shouldn't pass judgment on other people


Synonyms: refuse, reject, resist

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

Usage: His body rejected the liver of the donor

Similar words: respond, react

Definition: show a response or a reaction to something