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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:

    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. Rick Brights:

    I could not in good conscience ignore the scientific recommendations to limit access to those drugs under the direct care of a doctor, and instead allow political ambition and timelines to override scientific judgment. And that was just one of the many improper things I pushed back on with senior leadership within HHS.

  2. Klaus Botzet:

    If we unanimously support that international law as formulated by the international tribunal in the Hague ... needs to be upheld, that’s a very strong message and will be very difficult to ignore.

  3. Ehsan Sehgal:

    I can bear, and ignore one's idiocy; however, not the lies since that break, damage and destroy innocent lives

  4. James Lankford:

    We ca n’t afford to ignore the debt and deficit issues, to me, the big issue is how are we dealing with debt and deficit, do we have realistic numbers and is there a backstop in the process just in case we don’t.

  5. Franklin D. Roosevelt:

    The moment a mere numerical superiority by either states or voters in this country proceeds to ignore the needs and desires of the minority, and for their own selfish purpose or advancement, hamper or oppress that minority, or debar them in any way from equal privileges and equal rights -- that moment will mark the failure of our constitutional system.


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