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rejection

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of rejection

  1. 1 a refusal to confirm the truth of a statement made a flat rejection of the charges against him Synonyms of rejection contradiction, denegation, disallowance, disavowal, disclaimer, disconfirmation, negation, denial, repudiationWords Related to rejection disproof, rebuttal, refutation; negativeNear Antonyms of rejection concession, confession; affirmation, assertion, declaration; attestation, corroboration, documentation, substantiation, testament, testimony, validationAntonyms of rejection acknowledgment (or acknowledgement), admission, avowal, confirmation

  2. 2 an unwillingness to grant something asked for the judge's swift rejection of the lawyer's request for a recess Synonyms of rejection declination, disallowance, nay, no, nonacceptance, refusal, denial, turndownWords Related to rejection rebuff, repudiation, repulse, spurn; negative; ban, injunction, veto; deterrence, discouragement, repression, suppressionNear Antonyms of rejection acceptance, accession, acquiescence, agreement, assent, authorization, clearance, concurrence, consent, leave, license (or licence), permission, sanction, sufferance; imprimatur, seal, signature, stampAntonyms of rejection allowance, approval, grant, OK (or okay)

  3. 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 of rejection discard, reject, cull, secondWords Related to rejection castaway, throwaway; hand-me-down, white elephant; rubbish, scrap, trash, waste



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