Antonyms for reject

choose, contend, demand, develop, tarry, presume, chew over, hold, advocate, dole out, insist, ponder, conclude, pray, pull, opt, enter, anticipate, edge in, okay, proclaim, conceive, insinuate, adopt, possess, acquire, decide, inhabit, Mete, contain, own, beseech, work in, expect, insider, extend, defend, cherry-pick, covet, take in, sojourn, confront, entreat, assert, allege, revolve, consider, take on, live, insert, shoulder, sweat out, tolerate, have, interpolate, yearn, accept, aver, elect, claim, bide, intromit, entertain, avow, authorize, hypothecate, enjoy, admit, finalize, permit, accredit, deem, take, concede, submit, agree, continue, tug, watch, allow, fess, wait, cogitate, intercalate, comprehend, allow in, lead, sanction, dwell, interpose, await, tow, approbate, rest, stay, let, ask, yield, prorate, succumb, believe, dispense, induce, draw, think, sustain, reckon, stop, determine, maintain, acknowledge, petition, take over, prefer, absorb, reside, handpick, suppose, affirm, uphold, accede, vindicate, Perpend, contemplate, haul, ward, involve, bear, embrace, cultivate, approve, give, introduce, borrow, pore, endure, apportion, distribute, entail, implore, stick out, withhold, give in, request, abide, kick around, enroll, meditate, hypothesize, weigh, come round, undertake, require, supplicate, confess, matriculate, remain, hand out, solicit, interject, carry, let in, drag, avouch, Homologate, hanker, ratify, include, lodge, intersperse, cherish, cull, subsume, O.K., shelter, inscribe, Desiderate, profess, confirm, crave, acquiesce, beg, assume, assent, formalize, subscribe, receive, declare, presuppose, inject, pick out, administer, retain, encompass, espouse, suffer, trot out, take up, green light, allocate.

Quotes of reject

  1. Now, I cannot approve anything the council has rejected, but I can reject anything the council has approved. – Jane Alexander
  2. If you believe what you like in the gospels, and reject what you don't like, it is not the gospel you believe, but yourself. – Saint Augustine
  3. The basic tenet of black consciousness is that the black man must reject all value systems that seek to make him a foreigner in the country of his birth and reduce his basic human dignity. – Steven Biko
  4. I was being foolish. An atheist can't stand behind their assertion that God doesn't exist. The stupidest thing I ever could have done was to reject His Truth. – Kirk Cameron
  5. I decided to take God and organized religion seriously, and to reject the secular life which in my teens had looked attractive because it allowed me to act in any way that I wanted. – Luke Ford
  6. I am damn good. I am doing all this for Egypt and nothing else. I reject 70 per cent of media interviews while these people who accuse me are running after them. – Zahi Hawass
  7. We must not become the new puritans and reject our society. We must address and master the future together. It can be done if we restore the belief that we share a sense of national community, that we share a common national endeavor. It can be done. – Barbara Jordan
  8. Let us reject violence and selfishness which could destroy our country's unity. – Mwai Kibaki
  9. But You never reject a repentant and humble heart. – Alphonsus Liguori
  10. If we reject science, we reject the common man. – Naguib Mahfouz
  11. If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home. – James A. Michener
  12. I reject your reality and substitute my own. – Adam Savage
  13. To reject even one major tenet of the religion or to violate one major rule of behavior is enough to get one kicked out- or worse. – Robert Shea
  14. Clearly, I reject the view that there is one way that is right for everyone and for every problem. – Bjarne Stroustrup
  15. Undermine their pompous authority, reject their moral standards, make anarchy and disorder your trademarks. Cause as much chaos and disruption as possible but don't let them take you ALIVE. – Sid Vicious

Usage examples for reject

  1. There was, however, no fault to be found with the conduct of that House; for it had done its duty by repeatedly sending up a Bill to the other House, which it had thought proper to reject – Chapters in the History of the Insane in the British Isles by Daniel Hack Tuke
  2. So far as I am concerned, I should be inclined not to reject the prayer of the mothers. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  3. And I am confident it is so with a great many things that we reject – The Seaboard Parish Volume 1 by George MacDonald
  4. The second proposition, while possible, I reject at least for a time. – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  5. And other millions deliberately reject Him. – Love's Final Victory by Horatio
  6. She was very angry with her lover,- almost determined to reject him altogether, almost disposed to yield to her angry parents and look out for some other lover who might be accepted in better part; but still, when the day came she put on her hat and walked down the road towards the lodge. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  7. Or does he reject them as lies?" – Anything You Can Do by Gordon Randall Garrett
  8. As I have said before, we must either take the Bible as a whole, or reject it entirely. – The Law and the Word by Thomas Troward
  9. The same terms," he declared, " had been held out to America, and Ireland had equal spirit with America to reject them." – The Constitutional History of England From 1760 to 1860 by Charles Duke Yonge
  10. That lady, however, horror- struck at the suggestion, implored him to reject the condition, which he accordingly consented to do. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  11. But even after the Bill had been introduced, Tories entertained the hope that a Nationalist Convention might save them trouble and reject what the Government offered. – John Redmond's Last Years by Stephen Gwynn
  12. But we do not wish to reject by the previous question, the ethics of sensation. – Lectures on the true, the beautiful and the good by Victor Cousin
  13. I mean to appoint you, and I am certain that the abbe will not dare to reject my choice. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  14. Did she reject me for my own sake? – Anna St. Ives by Thomas Holcroft
  15. With this State- Government was associated a Legislative Body of 35 members, who met twice in the year and whose only function was to accept without amendment, or to reject the proposals of the Executive Body. – History of Holland by George Edmundson
  16. The doors of the lodging- houses stand open day and night, offering shelter upon terms no cold or hungry lad would reject six cents for breakfast and supper, six for a clean bed. – The Children of the Poor by Jacob A. Riis
  17. He and one or two others were sanguine enough to believe, that the palpableness of these resolutions rendered it impossible the House could reject them. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  18. It is some false appearance that we reject – The Seaboard Parish Volume 1 by George MacDonald
  19. He would positively reject the charge which had been so positively made, that those measures had been suggested to his Majesty's ministers, or that their minds had been at all influenced by the fear of anything that would occur in this or any other country. – Maxims And Opinions Of Field-Marshal His Grace The Duke Of Wellington, Selected From His Writings And Speeches During A Public Life Of More Than Half A Century by Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington
  20. The discussion of one amendment, which was in substance a motion to reject the scheme altogether, lasted for twelve nights. – The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 17 by Charles Francis Horne

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