Definition and Meanings for ignore

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Ignore is ranked 1,379 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of ignore

transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

Etymology of ignore

l. ignorare; pref. in- not + the root of gnarus knowing, noscere to become acquainted with. see know, and cf. narrate

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.
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