Associations to the word «Reject»


REJECT, verb. (transitive) To refuse to accept.
REJECT, verb. (basketball) To block a shot, especially if it sends the ball off the court.
REJECT, noun. Something that is rejected.
REJECT, noun. (derogatory slang) An unpopular person.

Dictionary definition

REJECT, noun. The person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality.
REJECT, verb. Refuse to accept or acknowledge; "I reject the idea of starting a war"; "The journal rejected the student's paper".
REJECT, verb. Refuse to accept; "He refused my offer of hospitality".
REJECT, verb. Deem wrong or inappropriate; "I disapprove of her child rearing methods".
REJECT, verb. Reject with contempt; "She spurned his advances".
REJECT, verb. Resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign tissue or organ; "His body rejected the liver of the donor".
REJECT, verb. Refuse entrance or membership; "They turned away hundreds of fans"; "Black people were often rejected by country clubs".
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".

Wise words

One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words than prose.