Textual thesaurus for "reject"

(noun) cull

the person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality

(verb) eliminate, rule out, winnow out

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

(verb) freeze off, scorn, spurn, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn down

reject with contempt

She spurned his advances

(verb) disapprove

deem wrong or inappropriate

I disapprove of her child rearing methods

(verb) turn down, decline, pass up, refuse

refuse to accept

He refused my offer of hospitality

(verb) refuse, turn away, turn down

refuse entrance or membership

They turned away hundreds of fans; Black people were often rejected by country clubs

(verb) refuse, resist

resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign tissue or organ

His body rejected the liver of the donor