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Synonyms for rejection

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rejection(noun)

    the act of rejecting something

    "his proposals were met with rejection"

    Antonyms:
    acceptance

  2. rejection(noun)

    the state of being rejected

    Antonyms:
    acceptance

  3. rejection(noun)

    (medicine) an immunological response that refuses to accept substances or organisms that are recognized as foreign

    "rejection of the transplanted liver"

    Antonyms:
    acceptance

  4. rejection(noun)

    the speech act of rejecting

    Antonyms:
    acceptance

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. rejection

    Synonyms:
    departure, egress, ejection, exclusion, exit, expulsion, refusal, withdrawal

    Antonyms:
    access, accession, adit, admission, admittance, approach, door, doorway, entrance, entrée, entry, gate, gateway, ingress, inlet, introduction, opening, penetration, portal

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rejection(n.)

    Synonyms:
    exclusion

  2. rejection(n.)

    Synonyms:
    declination, refusal, repudiation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. rejection(n)

    Synonyms:
    refusal, declination, rebuff, repulse, discarding, repudiation

How to pronounce rejection?

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How to say rejection in sign language?

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How to use rejection in a sentence?

  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.

  2. President Barack Obama:

    What greater rejection of those who will tear down our world than marshalling our best efforts to save it?

  3. Robert Crane:

    I guess his motive might have been a rejection finally of their friendship or whatever you want to call it by my dad, my dad wanted to make some changes. He was getting divorced. He was trying to clean up his act. And maybe Carpenter couldn’t handle that… He got my dad involved in these swing parties back then… I can’t say my dad wouldn’t have done that on his own somehow, but Carpenter knew the avenues to travel and took my dad along on some of these adventures.

  4. Lyndon B. Johnson:

    It is the common failing of totalitarian regimes that they cannot really understand the nature of our democracy. They mistake dissent for disloyalty. They mistake restlessness for a rejection of policy. They mistake a few committees for a country. They misjudge individual speeches for public policy. (Answering North Vietnamese charge that US could not endure)

  5. Isaac Larian:

    I haven't yet been notified of the bid rejection but if this is true, it is very disappointing, it is our hope and expectation that we can continue to participate in the bid process, so we can keep fighting to save Toys 'R Us. We feel confident that we submitted a fair valuation of the company's US assets in an effort to save the business and over 130,000 domestic jobs.


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