rejection. 1. A refusal to accept a contractual offer. [Cases: Contracts 21.] 2. A refusal to

accept tendered goods as contractual performance. • Under the UCC, a buyer’s rejection of

nonconforming goods must be made within a reasonable time after tender or delivery, and notice

of the rejection must be given to the seller. UCC § 2-602. [Cases: Sales 168(4), 179(6).C.J.S.

Sales §§ 192, 194–198.] Cf. REPUDIATION(2); RESCISSION; [Blacks Law 8th]