Complete Definition of "reject"

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Etymology
From L. reicere, to throw back, from re-#Latin|re-, back, + iacere, to throw

Pronunciation
(verb): rĭjĕkt', /rɪˈdʒɛkt/, /<tt>rI"dZEkt</tt>/
(noun): rē'jĕkt, /ˈriːdʒɛkt/, /<tt>"ri:dZEkt</tt>/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɛkt|-ɛkt

Verb
en-verb

  1. transitive to refuse to accept

#:She even rejected my improved offer.

Synonyms
(refuse to accept): decline, refuse, turn down, repudiate, disown, abnegate, abjure, deny

Antonyms
(refuse to accept): accept, take up

Translations

trans-top|refuse to accept
Arabic: ARchar|رفض IPAchar|(ráfaɖa)
Chinese: 拒绝 (jùjué)
Czech: odmítnout, zamítnout
Danish: afvise
Dutch: verwerpen
Finnish: hylätä
French: rejeter
German: verwerfen, ablehnen, zurückweisen
Hungarian: visszautasítani, elvetni
Italian: respingere, rifiutare
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Japanese: 拒絶する (きょぜつする, kyozetsu surú)
Korean: 버리다 (beorida)
Norwegian: avslå, avvise
Polish: odrzucać
Portuguese: rejeitar
Russian: отвергать (otvergát’)
Spanish: rechazar
Telugu: తిరస్కరించు (tiraskarimchu)
Turkish: reddetmek
Swedish: avslå, avvisa
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Noun
en-noun

  1. Something that is rejected.
  2. (derogatory slang) An unpopular person.

Translations

trans-top|something that is rejected
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slang: an unpopular person

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Related terms
rejection

Category:English heteronyms

et:reject
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ru:reject
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ta:reject
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vi:reject
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