reject


reject
reject [ri jekt′; ] for n. [ rē′jekt]
vt.
[LME rejecten < L rejectus, pp. of reicere, rejicere, to throw or fling back < re-, back + jacere, to throw: see JET1]
1. to refuse to take, agree to, accede to, use, believe, etc.
2. to discard or throw out as worthless, useless, or substandard; cast off or out
3. to pass over or skip from (a record set by a record changer) without playing
4. to throw up (food); vomit
5. to rebuff; esp., to deny acceptance, care, love, etc. to (someone) [a rejected child]
6. Physiol. to fail to accept immunologically (a part or organ grafted or transplanted into the body)
n.
a rejected thing or person
SYN.- DECLINE
rejectee [ri jek΄tē′]
n.
rejecter
n.
rejector
rejection
n.
rejective
adj.

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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