ignore - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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present tense
present participleignoring
past tenseignored
past participleignored
  1. 1
    to not consider something, or to not let it influence you

    We had ignored the fact that it was getting darker.

    ignore someone’s advice/warning:

    The government has ignored the advice it was given.

  2. 2
    to pretend that you have not noticed someone or something
    ignore someone’s plea/remark/protests:

    Other shoppers ignored her pleas for help.