Definitions for: Ignore

[v] be ignorant of or in the dark about
[v] give little or no attention to; "Disregard the errors"
[v] bar from attention or consideration; "She dismissed his advances"
[v] refuse to acknowledge; "She cut him dead at the meeting"
[v] fail to notice

Webster (1913) Definition: Ig*nore", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ignored; p. pr. & vb.
n. Ignoring.] [L. ignorare; pref. in- not + the root of
gnarus knowing, noscere to become acquainted with. See
Know, and cf. Narrate.]
1. To be ignorant of or not acquainted with. [Archaic]

Philosophy would solidly be established, if men
would more carefully distinguish those things that
they know from those that they ignore. --Boyle.

2. (Law) To throw out or reject as false or ungrounded; --
said of a bill rejected by a grand jury for want of
evidence. See Ignoramus.

3. Hence: To refuse to take notice of; to shut the eyes to;
not to recognize; to disregard willfully and causelessly;
as, to ignore certain facts; to ignore the presence of an
objectionable person.

Ignoring Italy under our feet, And seeing things
before, behind. --Mrs.

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

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

See Also: cold-shoulder, discredit, disoblige, do by, flout, handle, laugh away, laugh off, pass off, pass up, pretermit, reject, scoff, slight, treat, turn a blind eye

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