English - Vietnamese Dictionary
reject /'ri:dʤekt/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- vật bị loại, vật bỏ đi, vật không được chọn
- người bị loại (trong kỳ tuyển quân...), người bị đánh hỏng thi
- ngoại động từ
- không nhanh, không chấp thuận, bác bỏ
- to reject someone's demand: bác bỏ yêu câu của ai
- loại ra, bỏ ra; đánh hỏng (thí sinh)
+the person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality
+refuse to accept or acknowledge
+refuse to accept
+deem wrong or inappropriate
+reject with contempt
+resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign tissue or organ
+refuse entrance or membership
+dismiss from consideration or a contest
Advanced English Dictionary
1 decline, refuse, disallow, spurn, veto, turn down, give (something) the thumbs down, set aside, US turn thumbs down (on); deny, repudiate, renounce, rebuff, shun, brush aside, turn a deaf ear to, will not hear of:
Jim has rejected my plan for a holiday in Torremolinos. She rejects any suggestion that she might be wrong
2 refuse, repel, repulse, spurn, rebuff, say no to, turn down, decline, brush aside; jilt, drop, dismiss, throw over, give (someone) the cold shoulder, show (someone) the door, send (someone) away or on his or her or their way, turn one's back on, Slang give (someone) the brush-off or US also the brush, give (someone) his or her walking papers, Brit give (someone) the boot:
Ted proposed, but Alice rejected him.
3 throw away or out, discard, disown, jettison, eliminate, scrap, Colloq junk, scratch:
The inspector rejects all defective merchandise.
4 second, irregular, discard, cast-off:
The rejects are sold at reduced prices in the factory shop.
verb, nounCollocation Dictionary
+ verb [VN]
argument / idea / plan
1 to refuse to accept or consider sth: to reject an argument / a claim / a decision / an offer / a suggestion + The prime minister rejected any idea of reforming the system. + The proposal was firmly rejected.
sb for job
2 to refuse to accept sb for a job, position, etc: Please reject the following candidates ... + I've been rejected by all the universities I applied to.
not use / publish
3 to decide not to use, sell, publish, etc. sth because its quality is not good enough: Imperfect articles are rejected by our quality control.
4 (of the body) to not accept a new organ after a TRANSPLANT operation, by producing substances that attack the organ: Her body has already rejected two kidneys.
5 to fail to give a person or an animal enough care or affection: The lioness rejected the smallest cub, which died. + When her husband left home she felt rejected and useless.
rejection noun [U, C]: Her proposal met with unanimous rejection. + a rejection letter (= a letter in which you are told, for example, that you have not been accepted for a job) + painful feelings of rejection
sth that cannot be used
1 something that cannot be used or sold because there is sth wrong with it
2 a person who has not been accepted as a member of a team, society, etc: one of society's rejects
decisively, emphatically, firmly, roundly, strongly, vehemently, vigorously
She firmly rejected the suggestion that she had lied to Parliament.
| categorically, completely, flatly, out of hand, outright, unequivocally, utterly
Don't just reject their suggestions out of hand.
| overwhelmingly | unanimously | narrowly
Voters narrowly rejected the scheme.
| immediately, instantly | quickly | consistently, constantly | eventually, finally | deliberately | explicitly, expressly, specifically | effectively | indignantly
The paper indignantly rejected charges that it had invented the story to boost sales.
| formally | publicly | instinctively | automatically
No one knows why a foetus is not automatically rejected by the mother's immune system.
It was an ill-researched product that consumers rightly rejected.
VERB + REJECT
vote to | be free to, have the right to
Consumers have the right to reject faulty goods and demand a refund.
| urge sb to
He urged the committee to reject the plans.
The proposal was rejected as too costly.
| in favour of
Their design was rejected in favour of one by a rival company.
reject sth on … grounds
The scheme was rejected on economic grounds.
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