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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·ject v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rejected; p. pr. & vb. n. Rejecting.]
 1. To cast from one; to throw away; to discard.
    Therefore all this exercise of hunting . . . the Utopians have rejected to their butchers.   --Robynson (More's Utopia).
    Reject me not from among thy children.   --Wisdom ix. 4.
 2. To refuse to receive or to acknowledge; to decline haughtily or harshly; to repudiate.
    That golden scepter which thou didst reject.   --Milton.
    Because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me.   --Hos. iv. 6.
 3. To refuse to grant; as, to reject a prayer or request.
 Syn: -- To repel; renounce; discard; rebuff; refuse; decline.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 rejected
      adj 1: cast off as valueless [syn: castaway(a)]
      2: rebuffed (by a lover) without warning; "jilted at the altar"
         [syn: jilted, spurned]
      3: something or someone judged unacceptable; "rejected
         merchandise"