Definition of 'reject'
Example sentences containing 'reject'
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Polls suggest voters will back a government call to reject them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Solicitors could access the system and decide to accept or reject those claims. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She rejects my suggestion that such terms have changed their meaning over time. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The planners rejected the initial proposal over concerns about the trees. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Now it seems the council has comprehensively rejected that approach. Times, Sunday Times (2016)West Ham refused and subsequently rejected his requests to leave. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The government has rejected a radical new suggestion for an English national anthem. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A blogger who underwent a heart and lung transplant is back on the waiting list after her body rejected the new lungs. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Downing Street rejected the idea. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In vote after vote, people have been rejecting the guidance of political establishments, baffling elites and adding to the sum of anger in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These are necessary to stop his body from rejecting the new marrow. The Sun (2010)He refused to reject their refusal of his refusal. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Your husband must feel so used and rejected. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The letter rejects the idea that a manifesto commitment is enough. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Should we accept or reject a kind offer? Times, Sunday Times (2011)The job had been rejected by many people. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But he rejected a call to give similar rises to other public servants. The Sun (2009)You reject suggestions on how to do things differently because you are sure your way is best. Your One Week Way to Mind-Fitness (1994)They are increasingly rejected by the new breed of workers. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)This proposal was rejected by an influential set of bondholders. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is therefore worthwhile trying both these techniques before rejecting this approach to pain management. Drug-Free Pain Relief (1987)His body rejected a kidney from his mother before one from his father was transplanted successfully. The Sun (2008)He constantly rejects me and refuses to discuss our relationship. The Sun (2007)You get used to being rejected from the minute you walk into a room. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He rejected the idea that daily alerts would reduce the need to phone an elderly relative. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Savers are free to accept or reject any of the offers. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But the risk has always been that he might reject a job he regarded as too junior. The Sun (2015)We reject the suggestion that this is evidence of systemic failure. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The public has already rejected a new system of voting. The Sun (2012)Why do people reject the gospel? Christianity Today (2000)The leaders of the country's two rival governments rejected the deal. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Its managers would effectively be rejecting the government 's offer of a subsidy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'reject'
British English: reject /rɪˈdʒɛkt/ VERB
If you reject something such as a proposal or request, you do not accept it or agree to it.
The president was right to reject the offer.
- American English: reject
- Arabic: يَرْفُضُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: rejeitar
- Chinese: 拒绝
- Croatian: odbiti
- Czech: odmítnout
- Danish: afvise
- Dutch: afwijzen
- European Spanish: rechazar denegar
- Finnish: torjua
- French: rejeter
- German: zurückweisen
- Greek: απορρίπτω
- Italian: rifiutare
- Japanese: 拒否する
- Korean: 거절하다
- Norwegian: forkaste
- Polish: odrzucić
- European Portuguese: rejeitar
- Romanian: a respinge
- Russian: отклонять
- Spanish: rechazar
- Swedish: avvisa
- Thai: ปฏิเสธ
- Turkish: reddetmek
- Ukrainian: відхиляти
- Vietnamese: bác bỏ
British English: reject NOUN
A reject is a product that has not been accepted for use or sale, because there is something wrong with it.
The check shirt is a reject - too small.
Definition of reject from the Collins English Dictionary
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