Meaning of “reject” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /rɪˈdʒekt/
Extra Examples
She rejected claims that she had lied.The proposal for a new sports hall has been rejected.She felt obliged to reject his offer of assistance.The manager rejects the criticism that his team have received.You must notify us in writing if you wish to reject our offer.

B2 to refuse to accept or agree with something:

The United States government rejected the proposal.

B2 to refuse to accept someone for a job, course, etc:

I applied to Cambridge University but I was rejected.

B2 to not give someone the love or attention they were expecting:

She felt rejected by her husband.

(Definition of “reject verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)