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Overview of verb neglect

The verb neglect has 4 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (6) neglect, pretermit, omit, drop, miss, leave out, overlook, overleap

(leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten")

2. (4) fail, neglect

(fail to do something; leave something undone; "She failed to notice that her child was no longer in his crib"; "The secretary failed to call the customer and the company lost the account")

3. (4) neglect

(fail to attend to; "he neglects his children")

4. (3) neglect, ignore, disregard

(give little or no attention to; "Disregard the errors")

Overview of adj neglected

The adj neglected has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) ignored, neglected, unheeded

(disregarded; "his cries were unheeded"; "Shaw's neglected one-act comedy, `A Village Wooing'"; "her ignored advice")

2. (1) neglected, unattended

(lacking a caretaker; "a neglected child"; "many casualties were lying unattended") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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