1. The act of rejecting or the state of being rejected.
2. Something rejected.
3. Medicine. The failure of a recipient's body to accept a transplanted tissue or organ as the result of immunological incompatibility; immunological resistance to foreign tissue.
1. To refuse to accept, submit to, believe, or make use of.
2. To refuse to consider or grant; deny.
3. To refuse to recognize or give affection to (a person).
4. To discard as defective or useless; throw away. See Synonyms at refuse1.
5. To spit out or vomit.
6. Medicine. To resist immunologically the introduction of (a transplanted organ or tissue); fail to accept as part of one's own body.
1. To feel or show differential regard for; esteem.
2. To avoid violation of or interference with: respect the speed limit.
3. To relate or refer to; concern.
1. A feeling of appreciative, often deferent regard; esteem. See Synonyms at regard.
2. The state of being regarded with honor or esteem.
3. Willingness to show consideration or appreciation.
4. respects Polite expressions of consideration or deference: pay one's respects.
5. A particular aspect, feature, or detail: In many respects this is an important decision.
6. Usage Problem. Relation; reference. See Usage Note at regard.