Ignore Definition

ignored, ignores, ignoring
ignored, ignores, ignoring
To disregard deliberately; pay no attention to; refuse to consider.
Webster's New World
To reject (a bill of indictment) for lack of evidence.
Webster's New World

Origin of Ignore

  • From French ignorer, from Latin ignorare (“to have no knowledge of, mistake, take no notice of, ignore”), from ignarus (“not knowing”), from in + gnarus (“knowing”), from **gnoscere, noscere; see know.

    From Wiktionary

  • French ignorer from Old French from Latin ignōrāre gnō- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

Find Similar Words

Find similar words to ignore using the buttons below.

Words Starting With

Words Ending With