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Definition 1: be ignorant of or in the dark about - [verb of cognition]

Definition 2: give little or no attention to - [verb of cognition]

Samples where ignore or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Disregard the errors

Synonyms for ignore in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of ignore ) disregard intentionally or let pass

Definition 3: bar from attention or consideration - [verb of communication]

Samples where ignore or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She dismissed his advances

Synonyms for ignore in the sense of this definition

(ignore 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 ignore ) pay no attention to, disrespect

"She cold-shouldered her ex-fiance"

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

"The paper discredited the politician with its nasty commentary"

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

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

(... is a kind of ignore ) disregard

"She passed off the insult"

(... is a kind of ignore ) treat with contemptuous disregard

"flout the rules"

(... is a kind of ignore ) refuse to acknowledge

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

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

"She laughs away all these problems"

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

Definition 4: refuse to acknowledge - [verb of communication]

Samples where ignore or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She cut him dead at the meeting

Synonyms for ignore in the sense of this definition

(ignore is a kind of ...) interact in a certain way

"Do right by her" "Treat him with caution, please" "Handle the press reporters gently"

Definition 5: fail to notice - [verb of perception]

(... is a kind of ignore ) fail to acknowledge

"he passed me up in the street"

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