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Meaning of IGNORE

Pronunciation:  ig'nowr

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

IGNORE is a 6 letter word that starts with I.


 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



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are ignoring someone or being ignored, represents some aspect of yourself which you are not paying enough attention to. Alternatively, it may reflect your real waking experiences of being ignored by that person.
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