Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: verb

Definitions: (verb) If you reject a person or object, you refuse to care for, or ignore, that person or object. (verb) If you reject an idea or belief, you decide that you do not believe it.

Examples: (verb) I believe it is very sad that people who are infected with AIDS are often rejected by family and friends. (verb) Although English is the most common language, I reject the idea that it is better than other languages.

Synonyms: verbs: dismiss, refuse, deny. deny, dismiss.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 5 C