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1. ignore

verb. ['ˌɪgˈnɔr'] refuse to acknowledge.

Synonyms

  • cut
  • do by
  • snub
  • handle
  • disregard

Antonyms

  • honor
  • fame
  • repute
  • flatter

Etymology

  • ignorer (French)
  • ignorare (Latin)

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How do you pronounce ignore?

Pronounce ignore as ˌɪgˈnɔr.

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Example sentences of the word ignore


1. Verb, base form
These individuals are willing to ignore their own needs in order to meet the needs of the other person.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Only ignore behaviors that are within reason, like yelling.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Don’t ignore the birthday completely, which might make the 60-year-old suspicious.

Quotes containing the word ignore


1. Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.
- William Arthur Ward

2. Once you agree upon the price you and your family must pay for success, it enables you to ignore the minor hurts, the opponent's pressure, and the temporary failures.
- Vince Lombardi

3. First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
- Mahatma Gandhi

2. ignore

verb. ['ˌɪgˈnɔr'] bar from attention or consideration.

Synonyms

  • scoff
  • dismiss
  • disoblige
  • slight
  • shrug off
  • cold-shoulder
  • discredit
  • brush off
  • flout
  • laugh away
  • laugh off
  • discount
  • pass off
  • reject
  • brush aside
  • push aside
  • disregard

Antonyms

  • oblige
  • much
  • more
  • trust

Etymology

  • ignorer (French)
  • ignorare (Latin)

3. ignore

verb. ['ˌɪgˈnɔr'] fail to notice.

Antonyms

  • increase

Etymology

  • ignorer (French)
  • ignorare (Latin)

4. ignore

verb. ['ˌɪgˈnɔr'] give little or no attention to.

Synonyms

  • pretermit
  • disregard

Antonyms

  • welcome
  • significant
  • fat

Etymology

  • ignorer (French)
  • ignorare (Latin)
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