- Ignore is defined as to deliberately disregard, or to avoid noticing.
An example of ignore is for a child to not pay attention to his little brother.
A father and daughter ignore each other.
ignore definition by Webster's New World
- to disregard deliberately; pay no attention to; refuse to consider
- Law to reject (a bill of indictment) for lack of evidence
Origin: French ignorer ; from Classical Latin ignorare, to have no knowledge of, ignore ; from in-, not plush base of gnarus, knowing ; from Indo-European base an unverified form ĝnā-, an unverified form nō-, know
- ignorer noun
ignore definition by American Heritage Dictionary
transitive verb ig·nored, ig·nor·ing, ig·nores
Origin: French ignorer, from Old French, from Latin ignōrāre; see gnō- in Indo-European roots.
- ig·norˈa·ble adjective
- ig·norˈer noun