Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun reject

1 sense of reject

Sense 1
cull, reject -- (the person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality)
       => decision making, deciding -- (the cognitive process of reaching a decision; "a good executive must be good at decision making")

Antonyms of verb reject

2 of 7 senses of reject

Sense 1
reject -- (refuse to accept or acknowledge; "I reject the idea of starting a war"; "The journal rejected the student's paper")
       Antonym of accept (Sense 1)
      => accept -- (consider or hold as true; "I cannot accept the dogma of this church"; "accept an argument")

Sense 6
reject, turn down, turn away, refuse -- (refuse entrance or membership; "They turned away hundreds of fans"; "Black people were often rejected by country clubs")
       Antonym of admit (Sense 2)
      => admit, allow in, let in, intromit -- (allow to enter; grant entry to; "We cannot admit non-members into our club building"; "This pipe admits air")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb reject

7 senses of reject

Sense 1
reject -- (refuse to accept or acknowledge; "I reject the idea of starting a war"; "The journal rejected the student's paper")
       => evaluate, pass judgment, judge -- (form a critical opinion of; "I cannot judge some works of modern art"; "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people")

Sense 2
refuse, reject, pass up, turn down, decline -- (refuse to accept; "He refused my offer of hospitality")

Sense 3
disapprove, reject -- (deem wrong or inappropriate; "I disapprove of her child rearing methods")
       => evaluate, pass judgment, judge -- (form a critical opinion of; "I cannot judge some works of modern art"; "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people")

Sense 4
reject, spurn, freeze off, scorn, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn down -- (reject with contempt; "She spurned his advances")
       => refuse, decline -- (show unwillingness towards; "he declined to join the group on a hike")

Sense 5
resist, reject, refuse -- (resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign tissue or organ; "His body rejected the liver of the donor")
       => react, respond -- (show a response or a reaction to something)

Sense 6
reject, turn down, turn away, refuse -- (refuse entrance or membership; "They turned away hundreds of fans"; "Black people were often rejected by country clubs")

Sense 7
rule out, eliminate, winnow out, reject -- (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")

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