ignore, disregard, snub, cut(verb)
refuse to acknowledge
"She cut him dead at the meeting"
dismiss, disregard, brush aside, brush off, discount, push aside, ignore(verb)
bar from attention or consideration
"She dismissed his advances"
fail to notice
neglect, ignore, disregard(verb)
give little or no attention to
"Disregard the errors"
be ignorant of or in the dark about
To deliberately pay no attention to.
Fail to notice.
Origin: From ignorer, from ignorare, from ignarus, from in + gnarus, from *, noscere; see know.
to be ignorant of or not acquainted with
to throw out or reject as false or ungrounded; -- said of a bill rejected by a grand jury for want of evidence. See Ignoramus
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
Origin: [L. ignorare; pref. in- not + the root of gnarus knowing, noscere to become acquainted with. See Know, and cf. Narrate.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ig-nōr′, v.t. wilfully to disregard: to set aside. [Fr.,—L. ignorāre, not to know—in, not, and gno-, root of (g)noscĕre, to know.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'ignore' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3970
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'ignore' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2832
Rank popularity for the word 'ignore' in Verbs Frequency: #288
The numerical value of ignore in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of ignore in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Ignore what a man desires and you ignore the very source of his power
Men of ill judgment oft ignore the good That lies within their hands, till they have lost it.
If you can't ignore an insult, top it if you can't top it, laugh it off and if you can't laugh it off, it's probably deserved.
It distorts things enormously when the press picks sides, that allows the side they pick to ignore the Constitution, to ignore the laws.
He had an enormous problem facing this country that he chose to ignore. Now I think he chose to ignore it for ideological reasons more than anything else.
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Translations for ignore
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- ignorieren, missachtenGerman
- ignorar, desoírSpanish
- نادیده گرفتن, چشمپوشی کردنPersian
- sivuuttaa, [[ei#FinnishFinnish
- [[ne]] [[pas]] [[rendre]] [[compte]] [[de]]French
- leig seachadScottish Gaelic
- 背, 無視, 知らん顔, しかとJapanese
- មិនធ្វើដឹងធ្វើឬ, ធ្វើថ្លង់ធ្វើគKhmer
- ignoréierenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- игнорировать, пренебрегать, не принимать во вниманиеRussian
- игнорисати, игнорирати, ignorisati, ignoriratiSerbo-Croatian
- bỏ quaVietnamese
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