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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. Lee Gelernt:

    The court made clear that potentially thousands of children's lives are at stake and that the Trump administration can not simply ignore the devastation it has caused.

  2. Joshua Coleman:

    Many people have a powerful need and desire to be with family during the holidays. This is both for the companionship and to provide support, that reality may short out their capacity to appropriately weigh that desire against the risk of contagion. In addition, Contemporary Families're used to associating contagious diseases with the demonstration of obvious symptoms or distress. So the absence of those may also cause people to ignore the very real dangers of potential infection.

  3. Jane Gilmore:

    He's loving it. He's reveling in it. If it was anyone else we'd probably all say we should stop giving him oxygen, but he's a member of parliament, you can't ignore him, but I think the biggest problem is he's completely unaccountable, and because he's loving the attention so much, it's only going to get worse.

  4. Natalie Clifford Barney:

    Why grab possessions like thieves, or divide them like socialists when you can ignore them like wise men?

  5. Heidi Shierholz:

    We can not ignore that many people just can not quit their jobs.


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