American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To refuse to pay attention to; disregard.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not to know; be ignorant of.
- To pass over or by without notice; treat as if not known; shut the eyes to; leave out of account; disregard: as, to ignore facts.
- In law, to throw out as being unsupported by evidence. See ignoramus, 1.
- v. To deliberately pay no attention to.
- v. obsolete Fail to notice.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. Archaic To be ignorant of or not acquainted with.
- v. (Law) To throw out or reject as false or ungrounded; -- said of a bill rejected by a grand jury for lack of evidence. See Ignoramus.
- v. Hence: To refuse to take notice of; to shut the eyes to; not to recognize; to disregard willfully and causelessly
- v. fail to notice
- v. bar from attention or consideration
- v. refuse to acknowledge
- v. give little or no attention to
- v. be ignorant of or in the dark about
- 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. (Wiktionary)
- French ignorer, from Old French, from Latin ignōrāre; see gnō- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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