What does ignore mean?

Definitions for ignore
ig·nore

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ignore.

Princeton's WordNet

  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

Wiktionary

  1. ignore(Verb)

    To deliberately pay no attention to.

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

  2. ignore(Verb)

    Fail to notice.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ignore(verb)

    to be ignorant of or not acquainted with

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

  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

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

  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

    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

  1. Ignore

    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.]

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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How to say ignore in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ignore in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ignore in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of ignore in a Sentence

  1. De Blasio:

    Europe can't decide to be unified some of the time and ignore important issues at other times, and there needs to be a European Union policy that addresses the vast amount of immigration that is happening. It's not fair to have Italy have to shoulder so much of the burden.

  2. Simon Lester:

    There will be a bit of reluctance to find against the United States on such a high-profile case, but tribunal judges should not completely ignore the facts of the law.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    If the people around a person can derive own profit from his thought, they say he has wit else they simply ignore it.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    The people largely ignore a person until they see him rising with a big score in terms of money, and then virtually everyone opens own house door for him by saying that we are all on the same floor.

  5. Josh Nerius:

    The science on this has been settled. It's been solved. When I look at where we are today, with people who are willfully deciding to ignore the facts, it really frustrates me, i just don't understand the mindset of people who want to spread fear.

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