HyperDic: reject

English > 8 senses of the word reject:
VERBcognitionrejectrefuse to accept or acknowledge
possessionreject, refuse, pass up, turn down, declinerefuse to accept
communicationreject, disapprovedeem wrong or inappropriate
communicationreject, spurn, freeze off, scorn, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn downreject with contempt
stativereject, resist, refuseresist immunologically the introduction of some foreign / foreign tissue or organ
socialreject, turn down, turn away, refuserefuse entrance or membership
cognitionreject, rule out, eliminate, winnow outdismiss from consideration or a contest
NOUNcognitionreject, cullthe person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality
reject > pronunciation
Soundsrihjheh'kt; riy'jhehkt
Rhymesabject ... wrecked: 66 rhymes with ehkt...
English > reject: 8 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality.
Synonymcull
Broaderdecision making, decidingThe cognitive process of reaching a decision
Spanishdesecho, marginada
Catalandeixalla, desferra, rebuig
Verbsrejectreject with contempt
rejectrefuse entrance or membership
English > reject: 8 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningrefuse to accept or acknowledge.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Examples
  • "I reject the idea of starting a war"
  • "The journal rejected the student's paper"
Narrowerdisbelieve, discreditReject as false
dismiss, disregard, brush aside, brush off, discount, push aside, ignorebar from attention or consideration
disown, renounce, repudiateCast off
recusechallenge or except to a judge as being incompetent or interested, in canon and civil law
reprobateReject (documents) as invalid
repudiaterefuse to acknowledge, ratify, or recognize as valid
Broaderevaluate, pass judgment, judgeform a critical opinion of
OppositeacceptConsider or hold as true
Spanishrechazar
Catalanrebutjar, refusar
Adjectivesrejectiverejecting or tending to reject
Nounsrejectionthe act of rejecting something
English > reject: 8 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningRefuse to accept.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something from somebody
ModelThey reject the money
Synonymsrefuse, pass up, turn down, decline
Narrowerbouncerefuse to accept and send back
dishonor, dishonourrefuse to accept
Oppositeaccept, take, haveReceive willingly something given or offered
Similar toreject, spurn, freeze off, scorn, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn downReject with contempt
Spanishdeclinar, denegar, desestimar, negar, rechazar, rehusar
Catalandeclinar, denegar, desestimar, negar, rebutjar, refusar
Nounsrejectionthe act of rejecting something
English > reject: 8 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningdeem wrong or inappropriate.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymdisapprove
NarrowerdeprecateExpress strong disapproval of
deter, discouragetry to prevent
objectExpress or raise an objection or protest or criticism or express dissent
Broaderevaluate, pass judgment, judgeform a critical opinion of
Oppositeapprove, O.K., okay, sanctionGive sanction to
Spanishdesaprobar
Catalandesaprovar
Adjectivesrejectiverejecting or tending to reject
Nounsrejectionthe act of rejecting something
English > reject: 8 senses > verb 4, communication
MeaningReject with contempt.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsspurn, freeze off, scorn, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn down
Narrowerrebuff, snub, repelReject outright and bluntly
Broaderrefuse, declineshow unwillingness towards
Similar torefuse, reject, pass up, turn down, declineRefuse to accept
reject, turn down, turn away, refuseRefuse entrance or membership
Spanishdesdeñar, desesperanzar, menospreciar, rechazar
Catalandesdenyar, desesperançar, rebutjar
Adjectivesrejectiverejecting or tending to reject
Nounsrejectthe person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality
English > reject: 8 senses > verb 5, stative
Meaningresist immunologically the introduction of some foreign / foreign tissue or organ.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"His body rejected the liver of the donor"
Synonymsresist, refuse
Broaderreact, respondshow a response or a reaction to something
English > reject: 8 senses > verb 6, social
MeaningRefuse entrance or membership.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example "Black people were often rejected by country clubs"
Synonymsturn down, turn away, refuse
Oppositeadmit, allow in, let in, intromitAllow to enter
Similar toreject, spurn, freeze off, scorn, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn downReject with contempt
Nounsrejectthe person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality
English > reject: 8 senses > verb 7, cognition
Meaningdismiss from consideration or a contest.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsrule out, eliminate, winnow out
Spanishdescartar, eliminar, evitar, rechazar
Catalandescartar, eliminar, evitar, rebutjar

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