Part of speech:
(Physiol.) To fail to accept immunologically (a part or organ grafted or transplanted into the body)
(By extension) To run through from first to last; to repeat like a schoolboy declining a noun.
Ignore is defined as to deliberately disregard, or to avoid noticing.
(Idiomatic) To reposition by turning, flipping, etc. in a downward direction.
To refuse to acknowledge as one's own; disown; repudiate
To deduct (withholding tax) from an employee's salary.
(Intransitive) To receive something willingly.
food that is discarded (as from a kitchen)
To let do or happen; permit:
To refuse or reject as wrong or disgraceful
(Intransitive) To delay; to pause; to suspend proceedings or judgment in view of a doubt or difficulty; to hesitate; to put off the determination or conclusion of an affair.
To promise or affirm earnestly, as after being doubted:
To void or annul a judicial decision, order, and so on, usually on a motion to set aside by the party that is affected detrimentally and based upon some irregularity in the original proceeding.
(Idiomatic) To delay commencing (an action until some specified time or event has passed).
show unwillingness towards
Scraps or remains; residue:
To repel is defined as to hold off, refuse to accept or reject.
To forbid is defined as to order that something not occur, or to prevent something from occurring.
To recall or remove a motion from consideration in parliamentary procedure.
To stay away from; not go to:
(Rare) To escape; get away
To avoid (a blow, for example) by moving or shifting quickly aside.
To leave heaped up; to heap up in piles.
To feel sorry, disappointed, distressed, or remorseful about:
To have or express an unfavorable opinion of; consider (something) wrong; condemn
To give assent, as to the proposal of another; agree:
A container into which things are discarded.
To discard as useless or sell to be reused as parts; scrap.
To repulse is to reject someone, to be disgusted by something, or to drive someone away.
(Of a project or plan) To stop working on indefinitely.
The vitreous mass left as a residue by the smelting of metallic ore. It consists mostly of the siliceous and aluminous impurities from the iron ore.
OK is defined as to approve.
To put in opposition to; to manifest in an offensive way; to threaten.
Grant is defined as to give something that has been requested to someone.
To sanction is for a recognized authority to give approval to something.
To consent to officially or formally; confirm or sanction:
(Soccer) To give someone a red card; to send off
- To spurn is to refuse or reject with contempt or disdain she spurned his attentions
- Repudiate implies the disowning, disavowal, or casting off with condemnation of a person or thing as having no authority, worth, validity, truth, etc. to repudiate the claims of faith healers
- Reject stresses a negative or antagonistic attitude and implies positive refusal to accept, use, believe, etc. they rejected the damaged goods
- Decline implies courtesy in expressing one's nonacceptance of an invitation, proposal, etc. he declined the nomination
- Refuse is a direct, sometimes even blunt term, implying an emphatic denial of a request, demand, etc. to refuse a person money, to refuse permission
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