Ignore meaning

ĭg-nôr
To refuse to pay attention to; disregard.
verb
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(law) To reject (a bill of indictment) for lack of evidence.
verb
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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.

verb
4
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To deliberately pay no attention to.
verb
3
3
To disregard deliberately; pay no attention to; refuse to consider.
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2
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Origin of ignore

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

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

  • 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