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Meaning of reject

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: the person or thing that is rejected or set aside as
           inferior in quality [syn: {cull}, {reject}]
      v 1: refuse to accept or acknowledge; "I reject the idea of
           starting a war"; "The journal rejected the student's paper"
           [ant: {accept}]
      2: refuse to accept; "He refused my offer of hospitality" [syn:
         {refuse}, {reject}, {pass up}, {turn down}, {decline}] [ant:
         {accept}, {have}, {take}]
      3: deem wrong or inappropriate; "I disapprove of her child
         rearing methods" [syn: {disapprove}, {reject}] [ant: {O.K.},
         {approve}, {okay}, {sanction}]
      4: reject with contempt; "She spurned his advances" [syn:
         {reject}, {spurn}, {freeze off}, {scorn}, {pooh-pooh},
         {disdain}, {turn down}]
      5: resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign
         tissue or organ; "His body rejected the liver of the donor"
         [syn: {resist}, {reject}, {refuse}]
      6: refuse entrance or membership; "They turned away hundreds of
         fans"; "Black people were often rejected by country clubs"
         [syn: {reject}, {turn down}, {turn away}, {refuse}] [ant:
         {admit}, {allow in}, {intromit}, {let in}]
      7: 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" [syn:
         {rule out}, {eliminate}, {winnow out}, {reject}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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