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Overview of verb reject

The verb reject has 7 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (19) reject

(refuse to accept or acknowledge; "I reject the idea of starting a war"; "The journal rejected the student's paper")

2. (15) refuse, reject, pass up, turn down, decline

(refuse to accept; "He refused my offer of hospitality")

3. (2) disapprove, reject

(deem wrong or inappropriate; "I disapprove of her child rearing methods")

4. (1) reject, spurn, freeze off, scorn, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn down

(reject with contempt; "She spurned his advances")

5. resist, reject, refuse

(resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign tissue or organ; "His body rejected the liver of the donor")

6. reject, turn down, turn away, refuse

(refuse entrance or membership; "They turned away hundreds of fans"; "Black people were often rejected by country clubs")

7. rule out, eliminate, winnow out, reject

(dismiss from consideration or a contest; "John was ruled out as a possible suspect because he had a strong alibi"; "This possibility can be eliminated from our consideration")


Overview of adj rejected

The adj rejected has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. jilted, rejected, spurned

(rebuffed (by a lover) without warning; "jilted at the altar")

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