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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Reject  \Re*ject"\  (r?-j?kt"),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Rejected};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Rejecting}.]  [L.  rejectus  p.  p.  of  reicere 
  rejicere  pref.  re-  re-  +  jacere  to  throw:  cf  F.  rejeter, 
  formerly  also  spelt  rejecter.  See  {Jet}  a  shooting  forth.] 
  1.  To  cast  from  one  to  throw  away  to  discard. 
  Therefore  all  this  exercise  of  hunting  .  .  .  the 
  Utopians  have  rejected  to  their  butchers.  --Robynson 
  Reject  me  not  from  among  thy  children.  --Wisdom  ix 
  2.  To  refuse  to  receive  or  to  acknowledge;  to  decline 
  haughtily  or  harshly;  to  repudiate. 
  That  golden  scepter  which  thou  didst  reject. 
  Because  thou  hast  rejected  knowledge,  I  will  also 
  reject  thee,  that  thou  shalt  be  no  priest  to  me 
  --Hos.  iv  6. 
  3.  To  refuse  to  grant;  as  to  reject  a  prayer  or  request. 
  Syn:  To  repel;  renounce;  discard;  rebuff;  refuse;  decline 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  the  person  or  thing  rejected  or  set  aside  as  inferior  in 
  quality  [syn:  {cull}] 
  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},  {pass  up},  {turn  down},  {decline}]  [ant:  {accept}] 
  3:  refuse  to  approve;  "I  disapprove  of  her  child  rearing 
  methods"  [syn:  {disapprove}]  [ant:  {approve}] 
  4:  reject  with  contempt;  "She  spurned  his  advances"  [syn:  {spurn}, 
  {freeze  off},  {scorn},  {pooh-pooh},  {disdain},  {turn  down}] 
  5:  refuse  entrance  or  membership;  "They  turned  away  hundreds  of 
  fans";  "Black  people  were  often  rejected  by  country  clubs" 
  [syn:  {turn  down},  {turn  away},  {refuse}]  [ant:  {admit}] 
  6:  dismiss  from  consideration;  John  was  ruled  out  as  a  possible 
  suspect  because  he  had  a  strong  alibi."  [syn:  {rule  out}, 

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