Definitions of rejection

  1. the speech act of rejecting Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. (medicine) immunological response that refuses to accept substances or organisms that are recognized as foreign; "rejection of the transplanted liver" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Act of rejecting, or state of being rejected. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. The act of refusing; state of being refused. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Act of rejecting: refusal. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Act of rejecting; refusal to accept or grant. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. The act of throwing away or casting aside; refusal to accept or grant. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for rejection

  1. I could not but decide that he felt relief at the evident rejection of Wright's proposal. – The Rustlers of Pecos County by Zane Grey
  2. I may inform you, privately, that your rejection is not intended to cast any reflections on your character. – The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins Last Updated: January 3, 2009