reject-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: choose to not accept

Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[agent] REJECT NP2

I reject the idea of starting a war.
He rejected my offer of hospitality.
She rejected his advances.
John was rejected as a possible suspect because he had a strong alibi.
This procedural artifice meant that France had in effect rejected the proposal for a European army that it had instigated.
Norway's Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of a woman who was sentenced to eight months in prison for the rape of a man.
In May 1997, the Board rejected the final proposals for distance learning.
Darth Bane never completed his training and rejected his master.

VerbNet: accept-77
FrameNet: Respond_to_proposal
PropBank: reject.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

Sense Number 2: resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign tissue or organ

His body rejected the liver of the donor.
A balance needs to be maintained where there immune system does not reject the transplant while the recipient is not harmed by dangerous infections.
The Frenchwoman who received a historic face transplant in November nearly rejected her new mug, her doctors said Tuesday.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5