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Definition 1: bar from attention or consideration - [verb of communication]

Samples where brush off or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She dismissed his advances

Synonyms for brush off in the sense of this definition

(brush off is a kind of ...) refuse to accept or acknowledge

"I reject the idea of starting a war" "The journal rejected the student's paper"

(... is a kind of brush off ) pay no attention to, disrespect

"She cold-shouldered her ex-fiance"

(... is a kind of brush off ) cause to be distrusted or disbelieved

"The paper discredited the politician with its nasty commentary"

(... is a kind of brush off ) minimize the importance of, brush aside

"Jane shrugged off the news that her stock had fallen 3 points"

(... is a kind of brush off ) disregard

"She passed off the insult"

(... is a kind of brush off ) treat with contemptuous disregard

"flout the rules"

(... is a kind of brush off ) refuse to acknowledge

"He turns a blind eye to the injustices in his office"

(... is a kind of brush off ) deal with a problem by laughing or pretending to be amused by it

"She laughs away all these problems"

(... is a kind of brush off ) ignore someone's wishes

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