Ignore Definition

ĭg-nôr
ignored, ignores, ignoring
verb
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
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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

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