|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|