Definition of Ignore

1. Verb. Refuse to acknowledge. "She cut him dead at the meeting"

Exact synonyms: Cut, Disregard, Snub
Generic synonyms: Do By, Handle, Treat
Derivative terms: Snub



2. Verb. Bar from attention or consideration. "She dismissed his advances"

3. Verb. Fail to notice.
Specialized synonyms: Pass Up
Antonyms: Notice

4. Verb. Give little or no attention to. "Disregard the errors"
Exact synonyms: Disregard, Neglect
Specialized synonyms: Pretermit
Derivative terms: Disregard, Disregard, Neglect, Neglecter, Negligent

5. Verb. Be ignorant of or in the dark about.
Derivative terms: Ignorance
Antonyms: Know

Definition of Ignore

1. v. t. To be ignorant of or not acquainted with.

Definition of Ignore

1. Verb. To deliberately pay no attention to. ¹

2. Verb. (obsolete) Fail to notice. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ignore

1. to refuse to notice [v -NORED, -NORING, -NORES]

Ignore Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Ignore Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ignore

ignorantisms
ignorantist
ignorantists
ignorantly
ignorantness
ignorantnesses
ignorants
ignoranus
ignoranuses
ignoratio elenchi
ignoration
ignorative
ignoraunce
ignoraunt
ignorauntly
ignore (current term)
ignored
ignorer
ignorers
ignores
ignorest
ignoreth
ignoring
ignoscible
ignostic
ignosticism
ignostics
ignote
ignotine
ignotum per ignotius

Literary usage of Ignore

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1901)
"... did not ignore the use to which ; thoee gigantic works might be put if England and France came to blows. The relations of the queen and emperor abounded ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1905)
"We do not desire to impose any additional burdens upon telegraph companies or require any unnecessary restrictions, but we cannot ignore the essential ..."

3. Speeches, Correspondence and Political Papers of Carl Schurz by Carl Schurz (1913)
""ignore it! ignore it, when attempts are made to plunge the country into war and ... ignore it, when slavery and free labor wage their fierce war about the ..."

4. Social Statics: Or, The Conditions Essential to Human Happiness Specified by Herbert Spencer (1865)
"If any one of them determines to ignore this mutual-safety confederation, nothing can be said except that he loses all claim to its good offices, ..."

5. The Cure of Imperfect Sight by Treatment Without Glasses by William Horatio Bates (1920)
"It has long been the custom either to ignore these troublesome facts, or to explain them away, and fortunately for those who consider it necessary to ..."

6. Studies in History and Jurisprudence by James Bryce Bryce (1901)
"to ignore the actual relation. England (strictly speaking) has no legal control over Afghanistan or Nepal, and had none over independent Burma down to 1885, ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Ignore

Search for Ignore on Dictionary.com!Search for Ignore on Thesaurus.com!Search for Ignore on Google!Search for Ignore on Wikipedia!

Search