verb (used with object)
Origin of reject
Examples from the Web for rejected
The role was originally offered to John Wayne, who rejected it for being “unpatriotic.”Sony: Hollywood’s Most Subversive Studio Under Attack|Marlow Stern|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Brutality must be rejected as a “mistake,” but simultaneously preserved as a possible policy option.John Brennan’s Tortured Defense of the CIA’s Torture Program|Shane Harris|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Schettino also tried to enter a plea bargain agreement, which ultimately was rejected by the Grosseto court.The Costa Concordia’s Randy Reckless Captain Takes the Stand|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Republicans rejected the offers.
Indeed, the body would ultimately have rejected the organ transplant.Jon Stewart and 'Meet The Press' Would Have Been One Unhappy Marriage|Lloyd Grove|October 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I know not by what majority, for you did not read the record; I know not by whose votes; but that rule was rejected.Thirty Years' View (Vol. II of 2)|Thomas Hart Benton
Mr. Hartland was every thing which a reasonable woman could desire in a spouse, and accordingly his suit was not rejected.Tales of My Time, Vol. 1 (of 3)|William Pitt Scargill
Why should he marry this girl, rejected of her former lover, who now hung upon his arm?The Bertrams|Anthony Trollope
A suggestion,' says he, 'may be ever so old; but it is not exhausted until it is acted upon, or rejected on sufficient reason.'Chambers' Edinburgh Journal|Various
Every idea of prevention was rejected, as conveying an improper suspicion of the ministers of the crown.