reject (rejects, present participle rejecting; past and past participle rejected)
- (transitive) To refuse to accept.
- She even rejected my improved offer.
- (basketball) To block a shot, especially if it sends the ball off the court.
- To refuse a romantic advance.
- I've been rejected three times this week.
- French: rejeter
- German: verwerfen, ablehnen, zurückweisen
- Italian: respingere, rifiutare
- Portuguese: rejeitar
- Russian: отверга́ть
- Spanish: rechazar, desestimar (formal), inadmitir (law)
reject (plural rejects)
- Something that is rejected.
- (derogatory slang) An unpopular person.
- (colloquial) a rejected defective product in a production line
- Spanish: artículo defectuoso