Rejection


Rejection
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Rejection->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ rejection
rejection
repudiation
exclusion
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ refusal
refusal
&c. 764
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ declination
declination
PARAG:Rejection->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ reject
reject
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ set aside
set aside
lay aside
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ give up
give up
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ decline
decline
&c.(refuse) 764
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ exclude
exclude
except
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ pluck
pluck
spin
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ cast
cast
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ repudiate
repudiate
scout
set at naught
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ fling to the winds
fling to the winds
fling to the dogs
fling overboard
fling away
cast to the winds
cast to the dogs
cast overboard
cast away
throw to the winds
throw to the dogs
throw overboard
throw away
toss to the winds
toss to the dogs
toss overboard
toss away
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ send to the right about
send to the right about
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ disclaim
disclaim
&c.(deny) 536
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ discard
discard
&c.(eject) 297
=>(have done with)
???>678
PARAG:Rejection->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ rejected
rejected
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ reject
reject
rejectaneous|
rejectious|
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ not chosen
not chosen
&c. 609
to be thought of
out of the question
PARAG:Rejection->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ neither
neither
neither the one nor the other
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ no
no
&c. 536

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