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Synonyms for ignore

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    refuse to acknowledge

    "She cut him dead at the meeting"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    know, note, cognise, cognize, mark, notice

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

    bar from attention or consideration

    "She dismissed his advances"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    notice, know, note, cognise, cognize, mark

  3. ignore(verb)

    fail to notice

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

    Antonyms:
    note, cognize, mark, cognise, know, notice

  4. neglect, ignore, disregard(verb)

    give little or no attention to

    "Disregard the errors"

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

    Antonyms:
    notice, cognize, note, cognise, mark, know

  5. ignore(verb)

    be ignorant of or in the dark about

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

    Antonyms:
    know, mark, cognize, cognise, notice, note

Wiktionary

  1. ignore(verb)

    Synonyms:
    turn a blind eye

    Antonyms:
    watch

  2. ignore(verb)

    To deliberately pay no attention to.

    Synonyms:
    turn a blind eye

    Antonyms:
    watch

  3. ignore(verb)

    Fail to notice.

    Synonyms:
    turn a blind eye

    Antonyms:
    watch

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ignore(v)

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

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ignore

    Synonyms:
    disown, repudiate, overlook

    Antonyms:
    own, notice, mark, visit, recognize

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ignore(v. a.)

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

  2. ignore(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    (Law.) reject, set aside

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ignore(v)

    Synonyms:
    disregard, slight, connive, overlook

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "ignore":

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

How to pronounce ignore?

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How to use ignore in a sentence?

  1. Peter Galvin:

    So they're going to ignore the Trump connections with the Russians and go straight to investigating efforts to save endangered wildlife like the Okinawa dugong? It's an anti-wildlife agenda in search of a wild conspiracy theory.

  2. President Barack Obama:

    Everyone here knows the disaster and the poverty happened long before that hurricane hit, all the hurricane did was make bare what we ignore each and every day, which is that there are whole sets of communities that are impoverished, that don't have meaningful opportunity, that don't have hope and they are forgotten.

  3. Donald Trump:

    We must stamp out prejudice and anti-Semitism everywhere it is found, we must defeat terrorism, and we must not ignore the threats of a regime that talks openly of Israel's destruction. We cannot let that ever even be thought of.

  4. Fiona Cross:

    These two spider species are highly specialised mosquito assassins, like Bram Stoker’s ‘Dracula’ or Arnold Schwarzenegger in the James Cameron movie ‘The Terminator’, these little specialist predators ignore any other insects that get in the way as they pursue their target victims – mosquitoes.

  5. James Jeffrey:

    They are out to get a military victory in Syria and our goal is to make it difficult for them to do that, our goal is...to make them think twice. If they ignore our warnings and preparations and move forward, then we will react as rapidly as possible in consultation with our NATO and European allies on what the package of sanctions and other reactions will be.


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