verb (used with object)
to refuse to have, take, recognize, etc.:
to reject the offer of a better job.
to refuse to grant (a request, demand, etc.).
to refuse to accept (someone or something); rebuff:
The other children rejected him. The publisher rejected the author’s latest novel.
to discard as useless or unsatisfactory:
The mind rejects painful memories.
to cast out or eject; vomit.
to cast out or off.
Medicine/Medical. (of a human or other animal) to have an immunological reaction against (a transplanted organ or grafted tissue):
If tissue types are not matched properly, a patient undergoing a transplant will reject the graft.
something rejected, as an imperfect article.
verb (transitive) (rɪˈdʒɛkt)
to refuse to accept, acknowledge, use, believe, etc
to throw out as useless or worthless; discard
to rebuff (a person)
(of an organism) to fail to accept (a foreign tissue graft or organ transplant) because of immunological incompatibility
noun (ˈriːdʒɛkt)
something rejected as imperfect, unsatisfactory, or useless

reject re·ject (rĭ-jěkt’)
v. re·ject·ed, re·ject·ing, re·jects

To refuse to accept, submit to, believe, or use something.

To discard as defective or useless; throw away.

To spit out or vomit.

To resist immunologically introduction of a transplanted organ or tissue; fail to accept in one’s body.


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