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Synonyms for rebuffing

verb turn away; give the cold shoulder
  • chide
  • deny
  • dismiss
  • disregard
  • fend off
  • ignore
  • oppose
  • rebuke
  • refuse
  • reject
  • repudiate
  • resist
  • snub
  • spurn
  • turn down
  • check
  • cross
  • cut
  • decline
  • disallow
  • discourage
  • neglect
  • repel
  • reprove
  • repulse
  • slight
  • beat off
  • brush off
  • hold off
  • keep at a distance
  • keep at arm's length
  • keep at bay
  • lash out at
  • not hear of
  • pass up
  • push back
  • put in one's place
  • put off
  • send away
  • stave off
  • tell off
  • ward off

Antonyms for rebuffing

  • OK
  • accept
  • acknowledge
  • admit
  • allow
  • approve
  • compliment
  • go along
  • grant
  • note
  • pay attention
  • praise
  • regard
  • sanction
  • welcome
  • aid
  • assist
  • attract
  • help
  • permit
  • hug
  • include
  • take in
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to rebuffing

brush off

noun. dismissal

cold shoulder

verb. snub intentionally

go by

noun. snub, rejection

put down

noun. nasty commentary

snub

noun. insult; rebuff

thumbs-down

noun. rejection
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.