Synonyms of reject in English:

reject

verb

Pronunciation: stress on the second syllable
  • 1 the miners rejected the government's offer to negotiate their demands
    turn down, refuse, decline, say no to; dismiss, spurn
    informal give the thumbs down to, give the red light to, give something a miss
    British informal knock back
    rare negative
    the miners rejected the government's offer to negotiate their demands
    [Antonyms] accept

noun

Pronunciation: stress on the first syllable
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  • 1 I got it cheap—it is only a reject
    substandard article, discard, second; (rejects) substandard goods
  • 2 even a reject like him could be of use in such a godforsaken spot
    failure, loser, incompetent; (rejects) flotsam

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reject, refuse, decline, spurn
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