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: dismiss, reject
: to cause (something previously selected) to no longer be selected in a software interface
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balk (at), decline, disapprove, negative, nix, pass, pass up, refuse, reject, reprobate, repudiate, spurn, throw out, throw over, turn down
accept, agree (to), approve
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1965, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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computers : to remove (something) from a list of choices especially by clicking with a computer mouse
politics : to choose not to have (a current member of Parliament) as a candidate again at the next election
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