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Synonyms for ignore

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  1. ignoreverb

    turn a blind eye


  2. ignoreverb

    To deliberately pay no attention to.

    turn a blind eye


  3. ignoreverb

    Fail to notice.

    turn a blind eye


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ignoreverb

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

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ignore

    disown, repudiate, overlook

    own, notice, mark, visit, recognize

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ignore, disregard, snub, cutverb

    refuse to acknowledge

    "She cut him dead at the meeting"

    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

    know, note, cognise, cognize, mark, notice

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

    bar from attention or consideration

    "She dismissed his advances"

    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

    notice, know, note, cognise, cognize, mark

  3. ignoreverb

    fail to notice

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

    note, cognize, mark, cognise, know, notice

  4. neglect, ignore, disregardverb

    give little or no attention to

    "Disregard the errors"

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

    notice, cognize, note, cognise, mark, know

  5. ignoreverb

    be ignorant of or in the dark about

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

    know, mark, cognize, cognise, notice, note

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ignoreverb

    regard as unknown, shut one's eyes to, leave out of view, not recognize, not take into account

  2. ignoreverb

    (Law.) reject, set aside

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ignoreverb

    disregard, slight, connive, overlook

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "ignore":

    disregard, overlook, neglect, skip, ignoring, omit, flout, forget, bypass

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How to use ignore in a sentence?

  1. Kit Juckes:

    Risk bears are being sent into hibernation, markets focus on re-opening economies and policy activism, bears struggle to understand how they can ignore reinfection and economic destruction.

  2. Evan Marshall:

    Bases loaded, bases empty, that's my job, it doesn't matter what's going on out there, I'm gonna go out there and do my best to be effective. You sort of ignore what's going on around you and worry about your own business.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Ignore the people who advice you patience! There is no time for patience! Those who are patient for many years about anything are mad!

  4. Anuj Somany:

    People who often vote 'Likes'on a person's uploaded face on social media but ignore that what s/he says or shares selflessly, should never be trusted ever; unfortunately, most guys qualify to this category only.

  5. Phil Berger:

    While the courts have taken steps to provide special rights to some, we must not ignore the constitutionally protected rights of others.

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