1. [ noun ] the act of rejecting something

"his proposals were met with rejection"

Related terms: act avoidance abandonment renunciation brush-off banishment nonacceptance displacement refuse
2. [ noun ] the state of being rejected
Related terms: acceptance situation excommunication reprobation disfavor apostasy
3. [ noun ] (medicine) immunological response that refuses to accept substances or organisms that are recognized as foreign

"rejection of the transplanted liver"

Related terms: organic_phenomenon medicine
4. [ noun ] the speech act of rejecting
Related terms: speech_act repudiation short_shrift rebuff
Similar spelling:   resection