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