What does ignore mean?

Definitions for ignore
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ignore, disregard, snub, cutverb

    refuse to acknowledge

    "She cut him dead at the meeting"

  2. dismiss, disregard, brush aside, brush off, discount, push aside, ignoreverb

    bar from attention or consideration

    "She dismissed his advances"

  3. ignoreverb

    fail to notice

  4. neglect, ignore, disregardverb

    give little or no attention to

    "Disregard the errors"

  5. ignoreverb

    be ignorant of or in the dark about

Wiktionary

  1. ignoreverb

    To deliberately pay no attention to.

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

  2. ignoreverb

    Fail to notice.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ignoreverb

    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. Ignoreverb

    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. Ignoreverb

    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.]

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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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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. Dan Gelber:

    We have a very serious health care issue, we have over 1,400 people in our hospitals right now. Our intensive care is increasing. Our people on vents is increasing. We cant just ignore that.

  2. Paul Hokemeyer:

    6 MYTHS ABOUT DATING OVER AGE 50, DEBUNKED Blaming outside factors, including you, does not count as taking responsibility. If they blame their partner or lack insight into their actions, chances are, they'll do it again, Sheri Meyers said. Why stay with a cheating spouse ? Dr. Paul Hokemeyer, a licensed marriage and couples therapist, told Fox News that couples who stay together after infidelity have compelling reasons to do so. They are invested in Your Relationship and don't want to throw away a history of success, the cheating event is either a one off occurrence or based on an implied understanding between partners. In other words, Sheri Meyers were both taking a break and agreed to date others at that time. 9 SIGNS SHE MAY BE CHEATING ON Sheri Meyers When a cheating spouse admits to being unfaithful, realizes the pain they've caused Sheri Meyers, and is willing to prove their commitment to the relationship every day, it is possible for a couple to heal and move past infidelity. Your Relationship will, no doubt, feel different. Your Relationship can find a new equilibrium, but Your Relationship will never go back to the way Your Relationship was before the cheating occurred. This is because our brain is wired to retain strong emotional experiences, Hokemeyer said. The partners have to find a new normal. One that doesn't ignore that the betrayal occurred while simultaneously finding a place for it in the narrative of Your Relationship. FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOR MORE FOX LIFESTYLE NEWS Tammy Nelson said the majority of people will know if Your Relationship is built to last through a breach of trust. Most people ultimately know when Your Relationship has a solid foundation and a loving connection — they know if Your Relationship can survive an affair.

  3. Speaker Pelosi:

    I do believe that the work of this committee, in order to retain the confidence of the American people, must act in a way that has no partisanship, is all about patriotism, and I'm very proud of the members of the committee and I'm very certain they will accomplish that goal. We have to again ignore the antics of those who do not want to find the truth.

  4. The Republican Party Ryan:

    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.

  5. Phil Flynn:

    The Saudi-Iran standoff is certainly one to worry over given its ramifications for oil supply, but the equity markets selloff is more pressing and difficult to ignore because of the impact of China on the global economy and overall demand for oil.

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