Definitions for ignore
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word ignore.
ignore, disregard, snub, cutverb
refuse to acknowledge
"She cut him dead at the meeting"
dismiss, disregard, brush aside, brush off, discount, push aside, ignoreverb
bar from attention or consideration
"She dismissed his advances"
fail to notice
neglect, ignore, disregardverb
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.
Etymology: From ignorer, from ignorare, from ignarus, from in + gnarus, from *, noscere; see know.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Not to know; to be ignorant of. This word Boyle endeavoured to introduce; but it has not been received.
Etymology: ignorer, French; ignoro, Latin.
I ignored not the stricter interpretation, given by modern criticks to divers texts, by me alleged. Boyle.
Philosophy would solidly be established, if men would more carefully distinguish those things that they know from those that they ignore. Boyle.
Ignoring is the present participle of ignore meaning: "to refuse to pay attention to; disregard".
To ignore is to deliberately overlook, pay no attention to, or disregard something or someone. It can also refer to the act of refusing to consider or acknowledge, often due to indifference or nonchalance.
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
Etymology: [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
These leaders test Obama on a regular basis and they have discovered that if they are tough, and they play by their own rules, and they ignore international public opinion, and they ignore statements of the White House's preferences for their behavior, that they can do whatever they want with impunity.
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.
The applause tells the story, but Goodell should have squashed it immediately and said, ‘We’re in the process of educating players.’ CTE is real. Adams is 20-something years old, stir crazy right now, in the New York spotlight. I don’t blame him for saying that. But to ignore CTE is to ignore the facts. That’s not the message the NFL wants.
Once you agree upon the price you and your family must pay for success, it enables you to ignore the minor hurts, the opponent's pressure, and the temporary failures.
It distorts things enormously when the press picks sides, that allows the side they pick to ignore the Constitution, to ignore the laws.
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Translations for ignore
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- ignorieren, missachtenGerman
- desoír, ignorarSpanish
- چشمپوشی کردن, نادیده گرفتنPersian
- sivuuttaa, [[ei#FinnishFinnish
- [[ne]] [[pas]] [[rendre]] [[compte]] [[de]]French
- leig seachadScottish Gaelic
- 無視, 背, しかと, 知らん顔Japanese
- មិនធ្វើដឹងធ្វើឬ, ធ្វើថ្លង់ធ្វើគKhmer
- ignoréierenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- пренебрегать, игнорировать, не принимать во вниманиеRussian
- ignorirati, ignorisati, игнорирати, игнорисатиSerbo-Croatian
- bỏ quaVietnamese
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