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Synonyms for rebuff
rɪˈbʌf

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rebuff, slight(noun)

    a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)

    Synonyms:
    snub, repulse, slight

  2. rebuff, snub, repulse(verb)

    an instance of driving away or warding off

    Synonyms:
    snub, repulse, cut, cold shoulder, slight

  3. rebuff, snub, repel(verb)

    reject outright and bluntly

    "She snubbed his proposal"

    Synonyms:
    fight off, snub, disgust, ignore, drive back, repulse, gross out, disregard, drive, force back, cut, repel, beat back, revolt, push back

  4. repel, repulse, fight off, rebuff, drive back(verb)

    force or drive back

    "repel the attacker"; "fight off the onslaught"; "rebuff the attack"

    Synonyms:
    fight off, snub, beat back, drive back, repulse, drive, force back, gross out, repel, disgust, revolt, push back

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. rebuff

    Synonyms:
    alienate, estrange, reject, repel, repulse

    Antonyms:
    allure, attract, drag, draw, entice, haul, incline, induce, lead, lure, pull, tow, tug

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. rebuff(v)

    Synonyms:
    rebuke, repel, repulse, check, snub, oppose

  2. rebuff(n)

    Synonyms:
    rebuke, discouragement, repulsion, check

    Antonyms:
    welcome, acceptance, encouragement

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rebuff(n.)

    Synonyms:
    repulse, check, opposition, resistance

  2. rebuff(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    repel, resist, reject, check, oppose

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. rebuff(n)

    Synonyms:
    repulse, resistance, opposition, repellence, check, setback

  2. rebuff(v)

    Synonyms:
    repulse, resist, repel, oppose

How to pronounce rebuff?

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Karen
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Veena
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How to say rebuff in sign language?

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How to use rebuff in a sentence?

  1. Frederick Simeone:

    She would rebuff anybody who presented themselves as interested in the car, carroll Shelby himself went to visit her to see the car, and she wouldn't even open her screen door to talk to him. It was widely known she had it, but it was also widely known that you couldn't communicate with her... people had given up going for it.


Translations for rebuff

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  • rechazar, desaireSpanish
  • واکنشPersian
  • torjunta, torjuaFinnish
  • diùlt, diùltadhScottish Gaelic
  • rifiutoItalian
  • отпо́р, [[дать]] [[отпо́р]], отка́з, отказа́ть, отверга́ть, отка́зывать, [[дава́ть]] [[отпо́р]], отве́ргнутьRussian
  • avvisandeSwedish

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