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English verb: ignore

1. ignore (communication) refuse to acknowledge


SamplesShe cut him dead at the meeting.


Synonymscut, disregard, snub


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)do by, handle, treat

2. ignore (communication) bar from attention or consideration


SamplesShe dismissed his advances.


Synonymsbrush aside, brush off, discount, dismiss, disregard, push aside


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)reject


Narrower (hyponym)cold-shoulder, discredit, disoblige, flout, laugh away, laugh off, pass off, scoff, shrug off, slight, turn a blind eye

3. ignore (perception) fail to notice


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Narrower (hyponym)pass up


Antonymsnote, notice, mark

4. ignore (cognition) give little or no attention to


SamplesDisregard the errors.


Synonymsdisregard, neglect


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Narrower (hyponym)pretermit

5. ignore (cognition) be ignorant of or in the dark about


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Antonymscognise, cognize, know









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