- 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 out3. to pass over or skip from (a record set by a record changer) without playing4. to throw up (food); vomit5. 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 personSYN.- DECLINErejectee [ri jek΄tē′]n.rejectern.rejectorrejectionn.rejectiveadj.
English World dictionary. V. Neufeldt. 2014.