Definitions for ignore

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word ignore

Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. ignore, disregard, snub, cut(verb)

    refuse to acknowledge

    "She cut him dead at the meeting"

  2. dismiss, disregard, brush aside, brush off, discount, push aside, ignore(verb)

    bar from attention or consideration

    "She dismissed his advances"

  3. ignore(verb)

    fail to notice

  4. neglect, ignore, disregard(verb)

    give little or no attention to

    "Disregard the errors"

  5. ignore(verb)

    be ignorant of or in the dark about

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. ignore(Verb)

    To deliberately pay no attention to.

  2. ignore(Verb)

    Fail to notice.

  3. Origin: From ignorer, from ignorare, from ignarus, from in + gnarus, from *, noscere; see know.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Ignore(verb)

    to be ignorant of or not acquainted with

  2. Ignore(verb)

    to throw out or reject as false or ungrounded; -- said of a bill rejected by a grand jury for want of evidence. See Ignoramus

  3. Ignore(verb)

    hence: To refuse to take notice of; to shut the eyes to; not to recognize; to disregard willfully and causelessly; as, to ignore certain facts; to ignore the presence of an objectionable person

  4. Origin: [L. ignorare; pref. in- not + the root of gnarus knowing, noscere to become acquainted with. See Know, and cf. Narrate.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ignore' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3970

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ignore' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2832

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ignore' in Verbs Frequency: #288

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