rejection

  • 1 rejection — re·jec·tion /ri jek shən/ n: the act or an instance of rejecting: as a: a refusal to accept an offer b: a refusal to accept nonconforming goods as performance of a contract ◇ Rejection and revocation are two remedies available to the buyer under… …

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  • 2 rejection — The repudiation by the debtor (or trustee) of a prepetition executory contract. Rejection relieves the estate of any performance obligations leaving the other party to the contract with a prepetition unsecured claim for damages (SA… …

    Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • 3 rejection — 1550s, from Fr. réjection (16c.) or directly from L. rejectionem, noun of action from reicere (see REJECT (Cf. reject)). In 19c., it also could mean “excrement.” Medical transplant sense is from 1954. In the psychological sense, relating to… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 Rejection — Re*jec tion (r? j?k sh?n), n. [L. rejectio: cf. F. r[ e]jection.] Act of rejecting, or state of being rejected. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 rejection — [n] denial, refusal bounce, brushoff*, cold shoulder*, disallowance, dismissal, elimination, exclusion, hard time*, kick in teeth*, nix*, no dice*, no go*, nothing doing*, no way*, pass*, rebuff, renunciation, repudiation, slap in the face*,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 rejection — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ outright, total, wholesale ▪ explicit ▪ deliberate ▪ knee jerk ▪ There is often a …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 7 Rejection — The word rejection was first used in 1415. The original meaning was to throw or to throw back .Rejection may mean:* Social rejection, in psychology, an interpersonal situation that occurs when a person or group of people exclude an individual… …

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  • 8 réjection — (ré jè ksion) s. f. Action de rejeter hors de soi. •   Les chenilles doivent rejeter la membrane fine.... cette réjection...., BONNET Obs. 5e insectes..    Fig. •   Cette réjection des sacrements, BAYLE art. Pellisson, note j.. •   Sa communion… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 9 rejection */*/ — UK [rɪˈdʒekʃ(ə)n] / US noun Word forms rejection : singular rejection plural rejections 1) [countable/uncountable] a refusal to accept, approve, or support something Their rejection of the peace plan raises the threat of a more general war.… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 rejection — Refusal by a bank to grant credit, usually because of the applicants financial history, or refusal to accept a security presented to complete a trade, usually because of a lack of proper endorsements or violation of rules of a firm. Bloomberg… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 11 Rejection — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Rejection >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 rejection rejection repudiation exclusion Sgm: N 1 refusal refusal &c. 764 Sgm: N 1 declination declination PARAG:Rejection >V GRP: V 1 Sgm: V 1 r …

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  • 12 rejection — re|jec|tion [ rı dʒekʃən ] noun ** ▸ 1 of offer/request etc. ▸ 2 of belief/system etc. ▸ 3 when someone does not love someone ▸ 4 refusal for job/course ▸ 5 organ transplant failure 1. ) count or uncount a refusal of an offer, proposal, or… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 Rejection — In transplantation biology, the refusal by the body to accept transplanted cells, tissues or organs. For example, a kidney transplanted may be rejected. * * * 1. The immunologic response to incompatibility in a transplanted organ. 2. A refusal to …

    Medical dictionary

  • 14 rejection — re|jec|tion [rıˈdʒekʃən] n 1.) [U and C] the act of not accepting, believing in, or agreeing with something ≠ ↑acceptance rejection of ▪ What are the reasons for his rejection of the theory? 2.) [U and C] the act of not accepting someone for a… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 rejection — /rɪ dʒekʃən/ noun a refusal to accept something, such as a refusal to give a customer credit ● The rejection of the company’s offer meant that the negotiations had to start again. ● After the union’s rejection of the offer, management came back… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 16 rejection — n. complete, flat, outright, total rejection * * * [rɪ dʒekʃ(ə)n] flat outright total rejection complete …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 17 rejection — noun 1) a rejection of the offer Syn: refusal, declining, turning down, dismissal, spurning 2) Madeleine s rejection of him Syn: repudiation, rebuff, spurning, abandonment, desertion; informal brush off; literary forsaking …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 18 rejection — n. (in transplantation) the destruction by immune mechanisms of a tissue grafted from another individual. Antibodies, complement, clotting factors, and platelets are involved in the failure of the graft to survive. Allograft rejection is a… …

    The new mediacal dictionary

  • 19 rejection — noun 1) a rejection of the offer Syn: refusal, declining, turning down, dismissal, spurning 2) Madeleine s rejection of him Syn: repudiation, rebuff, spurning, abandonment, desertion; informal brush o …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 20 rejection — [rɪˈdʒekʃən] noun 1) [C/U] a refusal to accept or agree with something such as an offer or an argument Ant: acceptance the rejection of the peace plan[/ex] 2) [C] a letter that tells you that you have not got a job or a place on a course of study …

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