reject


reject
re·ject /ri-'jekt/ vt: to refuse to accept, acknowledge, or grant compare revoke

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

reject
I verb abandon, abhor, abjure, abnegate, banish, blackball, boycott, brush aside, cashier, cast aside, cast away, cast off, challenge, contravene, controvert, decline, demur, deny, despise, detest, disaffirm, disallow, disapprove, disavow, disbelieve, discard, disclaim, discount, discredit, disdain, disinherit, dismiss, disown, dispute, disregard, dissent, dodge, eject, eliminate, eradicate, excise, exclude, expel, extirpate, extract, forbid, forswear, gainsay, get rid of, hold in contempt, ignore, impugn, jeer, jettison, jilt, keep out, lay aside, leave out, neglect, object, oppose, ostracize, oust, overrule, pass by, pass over, preclude, prohibit, proscribe, protest, rebuff, refuse, refuse to accept, refuse to consider, reicere, remove, renounce, repel, reprobate, repudiare, repudiate, repulse, revolt, scoff at, scout, scrap, screen out, set aside, shun, slight, snub, spurn, take exception to, throw aside, throw out, traverse, uproot, veto, vote against, waive, weed out II index abrogate (annul), bar (exclude), censor, challenge, condemn (ban), contemn, decry, defect, demonstrate (protest), demur, deny (refuse to grant), deprecate, differ (disagree), disaccord, disaffirm, disallow, disavow, disbelieve, discard, disclaim, discriminate (treat differently), disdain, disfavor, dismiss (put out of consideration), disobey, disoblige, disown (deny the validity), disqualify, dissent (withhold assent), eliminate (exclude), eschew, exclude, expel, fight (counteract), forgo, forswear, gainsay, ignore, oppose, outlaw, overrule, prohibit, proscribe (denounce), rebuff, refuse, relegate, relinquish, remove (eliminate), renounce, repudiate, repulse, resign, select, set aside (annul), spurn, waive

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


reject
Acceptance of an offer has legal significance in that it concludes the contract and the other party cannot pull out without agreement or for due cause thereafter. Acceptance and rejection of goods is also significant in a contract in that it signifies that the buyer is happy with the goods and services supplied. A key legal question is addressing when the buyer can be considered to have accepted the goods as being of satisfactory quality. The buyer must (by law) have a reasonable opportunity to inspect or examine the goods before he can be taken to have accepted them.

Easyform Glossary of Law Terms. — UK law terms.

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