Other Word Forms of Reject
Origin of Reject
From Late Middle English rejecten, from Latin rÄ“iectus, past participle of rÄ“icere, "to throw back", from rÄ“-, back, + iacere, to throw. Displaced native Middle English forwerpen (“to reject") (from Old English forweorpan), Middle English forcasten (“to reject, throw away") (from Old Norse forkasta), Middle English skirpen (“to reject, spew out") (from Old Norse skirpa (“to reject, spit out")), Middle English wernen (“to refuse, reject") (from Old English wiernan (“to refuse, reject")), Middle English withchosen, withchesen (“to reject, choose against") (from Old English wiþċēosan (“to reject")).
Middle English rejecten from Latin rēicere rēiect- re- re- iacere to throw yē- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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