What does the word reject mean?

Usage examples for reject

  1. Frank is the most deserving of mankind; and that it should be a duty to reject the most deserving of mankind, as the friend of my life, my better self, my husband, is strange; but I am nevertheless convinced that a duty it is. – Anna St. Ives by Thomas Holcroft
  2. Your intelligence, enlightened by such study, will then reject methods contrary to those adopted by these great men." – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  3. Or are we at once to reject this idea, and remain content either to suppose that creative power here acted in a different way, or to believe, unexaminingly, that the inquiry is one beyond our powers?" – Modern Atheism under its forms of Pantheism, Materialism, Secularism, Development, and Natural Laws by James Buchanan