Definition and Meanings for ignore
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Part of Speech of ignore
transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
Etymology of ignore
Meaning of ignore
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to be ignorant of or not acquainted with.
- to throw out or reject as false or ungrounded; -- said of a bill rejected by a grand jury for lack of evidence. see ignoramus.
- 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.