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ig·nore

 (ĭg-nôr′)
tr.v. ig·nored, ig·nor·ing, ig·nores
To refuse to pay attention to; disregard.

[French ignorer, from Old French, from Latin ignōrāre; see gnō- in Indo-European roots.]

ig·nor′a·ble adj.
ig·nor′er n.

ignore

(ɪɡˈnɔː)
vb (tr)
to fail or refuse to notice; disregard
n
informal Austral disregard: to treat someone with ignore.
[C17: from Latin ignōrāre not to know, from ignārus ignorant of, from i- in-1 + gnārus knowing; related to Latin noscere to know]
igˈnorable adj
igˈnorer n

ig•nore

(ɪgˈnɔr, -ˈnoʊr)

v.t. -nored, -nor•ing.
1. to refrain from noticing or recognizing: to ignore insulting remarks.
2. (of a grand jury) to reject (a bill of indictment), esp. on grounds of insufficient evidence.
s
[1605–15; < Latin ignōrāre to not know, disregard]
ig•nor′a•ble, adj.
ig•nor′er, n.

ignore

  • flout, flaunt - Flout means "defy, ignore" and flaunt means "show off."
  • ignore, disregard - Ignore is properly used of things that are present in one's surroundings; for things like rules, conventions, stipulations, and contracts, the right word is disregard.
  • stet - Latin for "let it stand," a notation to ignore a correction made to a text.
  • pretermit - To pass over or ignore something.

ignore


Past participle: ignored
Gerund: ignoring

Imperative
ignore
ignore
Present
I ignore
you ignore
he/she/it ignores
we ignore
you ignore
they ignore
Preterite
I ignored
you ignored
he/she/it ignored
we ignored
you ignored
they ignored
Present Continuous
I am ignoring
you are ignoring
he/she/it is ignoring
we are ignoring
you are ignoring
they are ignoring
Present Perfect
I have ignored
you have ignored
he/she/it has ignored
we have ignored
you have ignored
they have ignored
Past Continuous
I was ignoring
you were ignoring
he/she/it was ignoring
we were ignoring
you were ignoring
they were ignoring
Past Perfect
I had ignored
you had ignored
he/she/it had ignored
we had ignored
you had ignored
they had ignored
Future
I will ignore
you will ignore
he/she/it will ignore
we will ignore
you will ignore
they will ignore
Future Perfect
I will have ignored
you will have ignored
he/she/it will have ignored
we will have ignored
you will have ignored
they will have ignored
Future Continuous
I will be ignoring
you will be ignoring
he/she/it will be ignoring
we will be ignoring
you will be ignoring
they will be ignoring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been ignoring
you have been ignoring
he/she/it has been ignoring
we have been ignoring
you have been ignoring
they have been ignoring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been ignoring
you will have been ignoring
he/she/it will have been ignoring
we will have been ignoring
you will have been ignoring
they will have been ignoring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been ignoring
you had been ignoring
he/she/it had been ignoring
we had been ignoring
you had been ignoring
they had been ignoring
Conditional
I would ignore
you would ignore
he/she/it would ignore
we would ignore
you would ignore
they would ignore
Past Conditional
I would have ignored
you would have ignored
he/she/it would have ignored
we would have ignored
you would have ignored
they would have ignored
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.ignore - refuse to acknowledge; "She cut him dead at the meeting"
do by, treat, handle - interact in a certain way; "Do right by her"; "Treat him with caution, please"; "Handle the press reporters gently"
2.ignore - bar from attention or consideration; "She dismissed his advances"
cold-shoulder, slight - pay no attention to, disrespect; "She cold-shouldered her ex-fiance"
reject - refuse to accept or acknowledge; "I reject the idea of starting a war"; "The journal rejected the student's paper"
discredit - cause to be distrusted or disbelieved; "The paper discredited the politician with its nasty commentary"
shrug off - minimize the importance of, brush aside; "Jane shrugged off the news that her stock had fallen 3 points"
pass off - disregard; "She passed off the insult"
flout, scoff - treat with contemptuous disregard; "flout the rules"
turn a blind eye - refuse to acknowledge; "He turns a blind eye to the injustices in his office"
laugh away, laugh off - deal with a problem by laughing or pretending to be amused by it; "She laughs away all these problems"
disoblige - ignore someone's wishes
3.ignore - fail to notice
pass up - fail to acknowledge; "he passed me up in the street"
note, notice, mark - notice or perceive; "She noted that someone was following her"; "mark my words"
4.ignore - give little or no attention to; "Disregard the errors"
pretermit - disregard intentionally or let pass
5.ignore - be ignorant of or in the dark about
cognise, cognize, know - be cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information; possess knowledge or information about; "I know that the President lied to the people"; "I want to know who is winning the game!"; "I know it's time"

ignore

verb
1. pay no attention to, neglect, disregard, slight, overlook, scorn, spurn, rebuff, take no notice of, be oblivious to She said her husband ignored her.
pay no attention to note, regard, acknowledge, recognize, heed, pay attention to
2. overlook, discount, disregard, reject, neglect, shrug off, pass over, brush aside, turn a blind eye to, turn a deaf ear to, shut your eyes to Such arguments ignore the important issues.
3. snub, cut (informal), slight, blank (slang), rebuff, cold-shoulder, turn your back on, give (someone) the cold shoulder, send (someone) to Coventry, give (someone) the brush-off I kept sending letters and cards but he just ignored me.

ignore

verb
1. To refuse to pay attention to (a person); treat with contempt:
Regional: igg.
2. To pretend not to see:
3. To fail to care for or give proper attention to:
Translations
يَتَجَاهَلُيَتَجاهَل
ignorovatnedbat
ignorere
olla välittämättä
ignorirati
nem vesz tudomásul
hunsa, virîa aî vettugi
無視する
무시하다
ignorētneievērot
ne zmeniti se za
ignorera
ไม่สนใจ
görmemezlikten/duymamazlıktan gelmekgörmezden gelmek
lờ đi

ignore

[ɪgˈnɔːʳ] VT [+ person] (= disregard) → no hacer caso a; (= spurn) → ignorar; [+ remark, danger] → hacer caso omiso de, no hacer caso de; [+ behaviour, rudeness] → pasar por alto; [+ awkward fact] → cerrar los ojos ante
I told him what he should do but he completely ignored mele dije qué debía hacer pero no me hizo el menor caso
I smiled but she ignored mele sonreí pero me ignoró or hizo como si no me viera
just ignore himno le hagas caso
we can safely ignore thateso lo podemos dejar a un lado

ignore

[ɪgˈnɔːr] vt
(= pay no attention to) [+ advice] → ne pas tenir compte de, ignorer; [+ feelings] → rester indifférent(e) à, être indifférent(e) à
She ignored my advice → Elle n'a pas tenu compte de mes conseils., Elle a ignoré mes conseils.
I went on talking and ignored his tears → Je continuais à parler, indifférent à ses larmes.
[+ person] → ignorer, ne pas faire attention à
She saw me, but she ignored me → Elle m'a vu, mais elle m'a ignoré.
Just ignore him! → Ne fais pas attention à lui!
(= leave out of account) [+ fact] → ignorer
this ignores the fact that ... → ce serait ignorer que ...
This ignores the fact that many employers break the law on purpose → Ce serait ignorer que de nombreux employeurs contreviennent volontairement à la loi.
Such arguments ignore the question of where ultimate responsibility lay → De tels arguments équivalent à ignorer la question de la responsabilité finale.

ignore

vtignorieren; (= deliberately overlook also)hinwegsehen über (+acc); (= pass over, pay no attention to)nicht beachten, unbeachtet lassen; remarküberhören, übergehen; personübersehen, nicht beachten; I’ll ignore that (remark) → ich habe nichts gehört; but I can’t ignore the fact that …aber ich kann mich der Tatsache nicht verschließen, dass …

ignore

[ɪgˈnɔːʳ] vt (person) → ignorare; (problem, fact) → trascurare; (remark) → non far caso a; (advice, letter) → non tener in nessun conto; (danger) → non curarsi di; (sb's behaviour) → chiudere un occhio su

ignore

(igˈnoː) verb
to take no notice of; to pay no attention to. He ignored all my warnings.

ignore

يَتَجَاهَلُ ignorovat ignorere ignorieren αγνοώ hacer caso omiso, ignorar olla välittämättä ignorer ignorirati ignorare 無視する 무시하다 negeren ignorere zignorować ignorar игнорировать ignorera ไม่สนใจ görmezden gelmek lờ đi 不理睬

ignore

v. desatender, ignorar, desconocer, no hacer caso.
References in classic literature ?
The preliminary stage of becoming acquainted was one which he always endeavored to ignore when a pretty and engaging woman was concerned.
Though, upon the whole, I greatly admire and even love the brave, the honest, and learned Captain; yet I take it very ill of him that he should so utterly ignore that case-bottle, seeing what a faithful friend and comforter it must have been, while with mittened fingers and hooded head he was studying the mathematics aloft there in that bird's nest within three or four perches of the pole.
Dinah had heard, from various sources, what was going on, and resolved to stand on defensive and conservative ground,--mentally determined to oppose and ignore every new measure, without any actual observable contest.
On all ordinary occasions Magdalen's appetite would have terrified those feeble sentimentalists who affect to ignore the all-important influence which female feeding exerts in the production of female beauty.
Well, there are, you see, considerations which we must not ignore in our profession.
Her benefactors had seen fit to ignore mention of her strange past, and so she passed as their ward whose antecedents not having been mentioned were not to be inquired into.
It was his large-hearted indulgence that made him ignore his mother's hardness towards her daughters, which was the more striking from its contrast with her doting fondness towards himself; he held it no virtue to frown at irremediable faults.
Not that he was ever deliberately cruel, but there was an insensibility to the feelings of others, a capacity placidly to ignore them, that made Wade tremble for the future.
Striking through the thought of his dear ones was sound which he could neither ignore nor understand, a sharp, distinct, metallic percussion like the stroke of a blacksmith's hammer upon the anvil; it had the same ringing quality.
I'm too detached to talk scandal, and yet at scientific conversaziones I HAVE heard something of Challenger, for he is one of those men whom nobody can ignore.
It was destined, however, that all my professional caution should be wasted, for next morning the problem obtruded itself upon us in such a way that it was impossible to ignore it, and our country visit took a turn which neither of us could have anticipated.
He would ignore all hints, but he would die rather than ignore a definite commission from a lady.