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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Something refused as unsatisfactory.

Watch out! You may see this word with another pronunciation and its meaning is then different.
Used as a noun, listen here, it means: Something refused as unsatisfactory. Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To refuse to have, take, recognize, etc. To refuse to grant (a request, demand, etc.); To refuse to accept (someone or something); To discard as useless or unsatisfactory:.

Usage examples (35)
  • I reject the idea of starting a war
  • Whoozit is like this reject from the Muppet factory.
  • We need to hear John McCain reject and denounce his President.
  • His name is Ryu, and he looks like a hyena reject from a Japanese anime movie. for more
Tutoring comment
  • ''reject" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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