Ignore - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪɡˈnɔːr|  American pronunciation of the word ignore
Brit.  |ɪɡˈnɔː|  British pronunciation of the word ignore


- refuse to acknowledge (syn: cut, disregard, snub)
- bar from attention or consideration (syn: brush aside, brush off, discount, dismiss, disregard)
- fail to notice
- give little or no attention to (syn: disregard, neglect)
- be ignorant of or in the dark about

Extra examples

She tried to ignore him but he wouldn't leave her alone.

I'll ignore that last remark.

If we continue to ignore these problems they will only get worse.

They ignored the warning signs.

You'll have to ignore their talking so loud.

You can't ignore the fact that many criminals never go to prison.

The phone rang, but she ignored it.

Sam rudely ignored the question.

He had completely ignored her remark, preferring his own theory.

If he continues to bother you, simply ignore him.

We shouldn't ignore the problems that exist in our own community.

...today's rebel chefs feel free to ignore the dictates of classic French cuisine...

We can't ignore our country's painful history of slavery.

If you ignore the problem, it will come back to haunt you.

The state gave the town a special dispensation, allowing it to ignore the law in this case.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: ignore
he/she/it: ignores
present participle: ignoring
past tense: ignored
past participle: ignored
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