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To show unwillingness to accept, do, engage in, or agree to
“This might eventually cause others to reject the depressed person and to avoid future interactions.”
To be unwilling to grant
“He also invoked the Charter of Rights and Freedoms to reject the requests.”
To declare not to be true
“I reject the claim that I have ever lied about that.”
To get rid of
“Sort through our old documents and reject any that are no longer relevant.”
To refuse to accept, use, or believe
“Paloma has rejected the values of her rich parents.”
One who is cast out or rejected by society
“… was the school reject as a child and has low self-esteem even today.”
An item sold cheaply because of minor flaws
“We sat back on the bright orange reject couch and admired our handiwork.”
A person or thing dismissed as inadequate or unacceptable
“Never leave a popular classmate stranded with a social reject for group projects.”
A person or thing rejected as not up to standard
“I'm an outsider, a reject, a social failure.”
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