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reject, cull
n. the person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality
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reject
v. refuse to accept or acknowledge; "I reject the idea of starting a war"; "The journal rejected the student's paper"
winnow out, rule out, reject, eliminate
v. dismiss from consideration or a contest; "John was ruled out as a possible suspect because he had a strong alibi"; "This possibility can be eliminated from our consideration"
reject, disapprove
v. deem wrong or inappropriate; "I disapprove of her child rearing methods"
turn down, pass up, decline, reject, refuse
v. refuse to accept; "He refused my offer of hospitality"
refuse, reject, resist
v. resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign tissue or organ; "His body rejected the liver of the donor"
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decline, worsen
v. grow worse; "Conditions in the slum worsened"
disregard, ignore, neglect
v. give little or no attention to; "Disregard the errors"
tolerate
v. have a tolerance for a poison or strong drug or pathogen or environmental condition; "The patient does not tolerate the anti-inflammatory drugs we gave him"
repudiate
v. reject as untrue, unfounded, or unjust; "She repudiated the accusations"
tergiversate, apostatise, apostatize
v. abandon one's beliefs or allegiances
abnegate
v. deny or renounce; "They abnegated their gods"
nix, disallow, veto, proscribe, interdict, prohibit, forbid
v. command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"; "Dad nixed our plans"
decline, refuse
v. show unwillingness towards; "he declined to join the group on a hike"
resile, retract, forswear, recant, abjure
v. formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure; "He retracted his earlier statements about his religion"; "She abjured her beliefs"
demur
v. enter a demurrer
deny
v. refuse to recognize or acknowledge; "Peter denied Jesus"
disavow
v. refuse to acknowledge; disclaim knowledge of; responsibility for, or association with; "Her husband disavowed her after 30 years of marriage and six children"
disqualify
v. declare unfit; "She was disqualified for the Olympics because she was a professional athlete"
stand firm, hold out, withstand, resist
v. stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
drive back, fight off, rebuff, repulse, repel
v. force or drive back; "repel the attacker"; "fight off the onslaught"; "rebuff the attack"
desist, refrain, abstain
v. choose not to consume; "I abstain from alcohol"
turn down, pass up, decline, reject, refuse
v. refuse to accept; "He refused my offer of hospitality"
step down, leave office, resign, quit
v. give up or retire from a position; "The Secretary of the Navy will leave office next month"; "The chairman resigned over the financial scandal"
nullify, avoid, void, quash, annul, invalidate
v. declare invalid; "The contract was annulled"; "void a plea"
deal
v. behave in a certain way towards others; "He deals fairly with his employees"
hold up, hold, withstand, defy
v. resist or confront with resistance; "The politician defied public opinion"; "The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear"; "The bridge held"
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sweep up, adopt, embrace, espouse
v. take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own; "She embraced Catholicism"; "They adopted the Jewish faith"
choose
v. see fit or proper to act in a certain way; decide to act in a certain way; "She chose not to attend classes and now she failed the exam"
accept
v. consider or hold as true; "I cannot accept the dogma of this church"; "accept an argument"
go for, consent, accept
v. give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to; "I cannot accept your invitation"; "I go for this resolution"
O.K., sanction, okay, approve
v. give sanction to; "I approve of his educational policies"
prefer
v. like better; value more highly; "Some people prefer camping to staying in hotels"; "We prefer sleeping outside"
have, receive
v. get something; come into possession of; "receive payment"; "receive a gift"; "receive letters from the front"
have, take, accept
v. receive willingly something given or offered; "The only girl who would have him was the miller's daughter"; "I won't have this dog in my house!"; "Please accept my present"
take on, take, admit, accept
v. admit into a group or community; "accept students for graduate study"; "We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member"
take up, take over, borrow, adopt
v. take up and practice as one's own
licence, certify, license
v. authorize officially; "I am licensed to practice law in this state"
lend oneself, apply
v. be applicable to; as to an analysis; "This theory lends itself well to our new data"
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