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  Words related to reject

Related / Similar Words: cull, rule out, eliminate, spurn, freeze off, scorn, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn down, disapprove, refuse, pass up, decline, turn away, resist

 

Definition:
  • the person or thing rejected or set aside as inferior in quality;
  • dismiss from consideration; "John was ruled out as a possible suspect because he had a strong alibi"; "This possibility can be eliminated from our consideration";
  • refuse to accept or acknowledge; "I reject the idea of starting a war"; "The journal rejected the student''s paper";
  • reject with contempt; "She spurned his advances";
  • deem wrong or inappropriate; "I disapprove of her child rearing methods";
  • refuse to accept; "He refused my offer of hospitality";
  • refuse entrance or membership; "They turned away hundreds of fans"; "Black people were often rejected by country clubs";
  • resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign tissue or organ; "His body rejected the liver of the donor";

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    Hyponyms: disbelieve, discredit, repudiate, recuse, reprobate, renounce, dismiss, disregard, brush aside, brush off, discount, push aside, ignore, rebuff, snub, repel, object, deprecate, deter, discourage, dishonor, dishonour, bounce

     

    Grouped Verbs: refuse, pass up, turn down, decline, turn away, spurn, freeze off, scorn, pooh-pooh, disdain

     

    Derivational Morphology: turn down, turn away, refuse, spurn, freeze off, scorn, pooh-pooh, disdain, cull, rejection, nonacceptance, turndown, sneerer, scorner, spurner, disapproval, declination, regrets, refusal

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 拒绝   Danish: afvise  
    Dutch: verwerpen   Finnish: hylätä  
    French: rejeter   German: verwerfen  
    Hungarian: visszautasítani   Italian: respingere  
    Japanese: 拒絶   Korean: 버리다  
    Norwegian: avslå   Polish: odrzucać  
    Portuguese: rejeitar   Russian: отвергать  
    Spanish: rechazar   Swedish: avslå  
    Telugu: తిరస్కరించు   Turkish: reddetmek  
     
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