Promise.reject()

The Promise.reject() method returns a Promise object that is rejected with a given reason.

Syntax

Promise.reject(reason);

Parameters

reason
Reason why this Promise rejected.

Return value

A Promise that is rejected with the given reason.

Description

The static Promise.reject function returns a Promise that is rejected. For debugging purposes and selective error catching, it is useful to make reason an instanceof Error.

Examples

Using the static Promise.reject() method

Promise.reject(new Error('fail')).then(function() {
  // not called
}, function(error) {
  console.error(error); // Stacktrace
});

Specifications

Specification
ECMAScript Language Specification (ECMAScript)
#sec-promise.reject

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See also