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ig·nore

ignore

 
 
pronunciation:
ihg nor
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part of speech: verb
inflections: ignores, ignoring, ignored
definition: to refuse to recognize or fail to take notice of; pay no attention to.
She ignored me at the dance.
synonyms:
discount, disregard, neglect, overlook
antonyms:
address, adhere, consider, obey, recognize, watch
similar words:
avoid, disobey, evade, shun, snub
derivation: ignorable (adj.)
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Ignore comes from a Latin word that means "to not know."
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The word ignore contains the following parts:
i- Latin prefix that means not, without
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cogn, cognit, gnor Latin root that means know, knowledge
synonyms:
gnos, gnosis, gnom, -gnomy