As nouns the difference between reject and residue
is that reject
is something that is rejected while residue
is whatever remains after something else has been removed.
As a verb reject
is to refuse to accept.
To refuse to accept.
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, passage=One morning I had been driven to the precarious refuge afforded by the steps of the inn, after rejecting
offers from the Celebrity to join him in a variety of amusements. But even here I was not free from interruption, for he was seated on a horse-block below me, playing with a fox terrier.}}
(basketball) To block a shot, especially if it sends the ball off the court.
* (refuse to accept) decline, refuse, turn down, repudiate, disown, abnegate, abjure, deny
* (refuse to accept) accept, take up
Something that is rejected.
An unpopular person.
* (something that is rejected) castaway
* (an unpopular person) outcast, castaway, alien
Whatever remains after something else has been removed.
(chemistry) The substance that remains after evaporation, distillation, filtration or any similar process.
(legal) Whatever property or effects are left in an estate after payment of all debts, other charges and deduction of what is specifically bequeathed by the testator.
(mathematics) A form of complex number, proportional to the contour integral of a meromorphic function along a path enclosing one of its singularities.
* quadratic residue