What are some opposite words for ignore?

Antonyms for ignore

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term ignore.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ignore, disregard, snub, cut(verb)

    refuse to acknowledge

    "She cut him dead at the meeting"

    know, note, cognise, cognize, mark, notice

    foreshorten, veer, bring down, snub, turn off, burn, rationalize, hack, dismiss, write out, prune, thin, rebuff, cut, repel, slue, trim back, trim, swerve, shorten, edit out, brush off, edit, thin out, cut down, skip, neglect, abridge, reduce, rationalise, discount, cut off, push aside, curve, switch off, sheer, make out, contract, trim down, slew, tailor, turn out, dilute, brush aside, disregard, issue, cut back, abbreviate, trend, geld

  2. dismiss, disregard, brush aside, brush off, discount, push aside, ignore(verb)

    bar from attention or consideration

    "She dismissed his advances"

    notice, know, note, cognise, cognize, mark

    neglect, send away, snub, throw out, give the sack, usher out, disregard, brush aside, sack, drop, discount, send packing, cut, force out, dismiss, displace, can, push aside, brush off, give notice, terminate, dissolve, give the axe, fire, push away

  3. ignore(verb)

    fail to notice

    note, cognize, mark, cognise, know, notice

    brush aside, snub, brush off, neglect, push aside, disregard, dismiss, cut, discount

  4. neglect, ignore, disregard(verb)

    give little or no attention to

    "Disregard the errors"

    notice, cognize, note, cognise, mark, know

    miss, omit, brush aside, overlook, disregard, leave out, cut, discount, overleap, dismiss, drop, push aside, brush off, neglect, fail, snub, pretermit

  5. ignore(verb)

    be ignorant of or in the dark about

    know, mark, cognize, cognise, notice, note

    brush aside, snub, brush off, neglect, push aside, disregard, dismiss, cut, discount


  1. ignore(verb)


    turn a blind eye

  2. ignore(verb)

    To deliberately pay no attention to.


    turn a blind eye

  3. ignore(verb)

    Fail to notice.

    turn a blind eye


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ignore(v)

    address, address, apostrophize, appeal, approach, cost, court, greet, hail, salute, speak to, woo

    avoid, cut, elude, overlook, pass, pass by, shun

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ignore

    own, notice, mark, visit, recognize

    disown, repudiate, overlook

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ignore(v)

    disregard, slight, connive, overlook

Editors Contribution

  1. beckoned

    make a gesture with the hand or ignore

    Submitted by anonymous on September 9, 2020  
  2. evaluate

    Submitted by rinat on September 22, 2019  

How to use ignore in a sentence?

  1. William Nee:

    The reprieve for Li Yan could prove a landmark verdict for future cases where domestic violence is a mitigating factor, with her case, the highest court in China has sent a clear message that judges must not ignore domestic violence.

  2. Kym Worthy:

    It has been almost a decade since the Detroit kits were found and this treatise made my blood boil. I am more outraged, infuriated, and incensed than I was then, the next person that knowingly destroys a sexual assault kit needs to go to jail. I do not know how anyone that claims to be human can continue to ignore this issue in this country after reading this truth.

  3. Akbar Rustami:

    We tried to discourage farmers from sowing poppy seeds but they continue to ignore our orders because they want to earn more money.

  4. Sajid Javid:

    There has frankly been a deeply worrying lack of leadership or moral clarity on this issue from him, we cannot and we must not ignore the particular concern with elements within the Labour Party, nor can we ignore the fact that this increasing concern has correlated with the current leader of the opposition and the wave of activists that have come with him.

  5. Cardinal Sean O'Malley of Boston:

    Its not a pleasant topic. It's easier just to ignore it and hope it will go away (but) when we are defensive and secretive, the results are disastrous.

How to pronounce ignore?

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How to say ignore in sign language?

  1. ignore

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