Synonyms of reject in English:

reject


See definition of reject

verb

1‘the miners rejected the government's offer to negotiate their demands’

SYNONYMS

turn down, refuse, decline, say no to

dismiss, spurn

informal give the thumbs down to, give the red light to, give something a miss

British informal knock back

rare negative

ANTONYMS

accept

2‘she had been deeply in love with Jamie, but he rejected her’

SYNONYMS

rebuff, spurn, repudiate, cut off, cast off, cast aside, discard, jettison, abandon, desert, turn one's back on, have nothing to do with, have nothing more to do with, wash one's hands of, cast out, shut out, exclude, shun, cold-shoulder, give someone the cold shoulder

ostracize, blackball, blacklist, avoid, give a wide berth to, ignore, snub, cut dead, keep at arm's length, leave out in the cold

British send to Coventry

North American disfellowship

informal give someone the brush-off, kick someone in the teeth, freeze out, hand someone the frozen mitt

informal, dated give someone the go-by

British informal give someone the push, give someone the elbow, give someone the big E, bin off, blank

North American informal give someone the air

dated cut

excommunicate

archaic forsake

ANTONYMS

welcome


noun

1‘I got it cheap—it is only a reject’

SYNONYMS

substandard article, discard, second

substandard goods

2‘even a reject like him could be of use in such a godforsaken spot’

SYNONYMS

failure, loser, incompetent

flotsam