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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]: 
  adj  1:  cast  off  as  valueless  [syn:  {castaway(a)}] 
  2:  rebuffed  (by  a  lover)  without  warning;  "jilted  at  the  altar" 
  [syn:  {jilted},  {spurned}] 
  3:  judged  unacceptable;  "rejected  merchandise" 

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