Antonyms for rejected

Grammar : Adj
Spell : verb ri-jekt; noun ree-jekt
Phonetic Transcription : verb rɪˈdʒɛkt; noun ˈri dʒɛkt

Definition of rejected

Origin :
  • early 15c., from Old French rejecter and directly from Latin reiectus, past participle of reiectare "throw away, cast away, vomit," frequentative of reicere "to throw back," from re- "back" (see re-) + -icere, comb. form of iacere "to throw" (see jet (v.)). Related: Rejected; rejecting.
  • adj rebuffed
Example sentences :
  • All pursuits that serve to connect the soul with the world whence it came are rejected.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • It will not be sufficient that the rash counsels of human passion are rejected.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • He had given back to her the gift of life, which she had rejected.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • The night before, he had proposed to a girl and had been rejected.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • "Cheer up, Mary, for I seek to comfort you," answered the rejected lover.
  • Extract from : « The Wives of The Dead » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • What other false doctrine besides these two is to be rejected?
  • Extract from : « An Explanation of Luther's Small Catechism » by Joseph Stump
  • Is the true doctrine to be rejected because we do not understand it?
  • Extract from : « An Explanation of Luther's Small Catechism » by Joseph Stump
  • She was entirely deaf to his offers, and rejected them with the utmost disdain.
  • Extract from : « Joseph Andrews, Vol. 2 » by Henry Fielding
  • And the next day Perrin told me that my proposal was rejected.
  • Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt
  • Steam, in all its applications, was argued against and rejected; yet it has prevailed.
  • Extract from : « Slavery Ordained of God » by Rev. Fred A. Ross, D.D.

Synonyms for rejected

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