Synonyms and Antonyms of rejection
1 a refusal to confirm the truth of a statement made a flat rejection of the charges against him Synonyms contradiction, denegation, disallowance, disavowal, disclaimer, disconfirmation, negation, denial, repudiationRelated Words disproof, rebuttal, refutation; negativeNear Antonyms concession, confession; affirmation, assertion, declaration; attestation, corroboration, documentation, substantiation, testament, testimony, validationAntonyms acknowledgment (or acknowledgement), admission, avowal, confirmation
2 an unwillingness to grant something asked for the judge's swift rejection of the lawyer's request for a recess Synonyms declination, disallowance, nay, no, nonacceptance, refusal, denial, turndownRelated Words rebuff, repudiation, repulse, spurn; negative; ban, injunction, veto; deterrence, discouragement, repression, suppressionNear Antonyms acceptance, accession, acquiescence, agreement, assent, authorization, clearance, concurrence, consent, leave, license (or licence), permission, sanction, sufferance; imprimatur, seal, signature, stampAntonyms allowance, approval, grant, OK (or okay)
3 something separated from a group or lot for not being as good as the others that pile is for rejections, and this one is for applications we'll be accepting Synonyms discard, reject, cull, secondRelated Words castaway, throwaway; hand-me-down, white elephant; rubbish, scrap, trash, waste
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