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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·ject /rɪˈʤɛkt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 re·ject /rɪˈʤɛkt/ 及物動詞

From: Network Terminology


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

      n : the person or thing rejected or set aside as inferior in
          quality [syn: cull]
      v 1: refuse to accept or acknowledge; "I reject the idea of
           starting a war"; "The journal rejected the student's
           paper" [ant: accept]
      2: refuse to accept; "He refused my offer of hospitality" [syn:
          refuse, pass up, turn down, decline] [ant: accept]
      3: deem wrong or inappropriate; "I disapprove of her child
         rearing methods" [syn: disapprove] [ant: approve]
      4: reject with contempt; "She spurned his advances" [syn: spurn,
          freeze off, scorn, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn down]
      5: resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign
         tissue or organ; "His body rejected the liver of the
         donor" [syn: resist, refuse]
      6: refuse entrance or membership; "They turned away hundreds of
         fans"; "Black people were often rejected by country clubs"
         [syn: turn down, turn away, refuse] [ant: admit]
      7: dismiss from consideration; "John was ruled out as a
         possible suspect because he had a strong alibi"; "This
         possibility can be eliminated from our consideration"
         [syn: rule out, eliminate]