Synonyms and Antonyms of ignore
1 to fail to give proper attention to <ignoring your health now will haunt you further down the road> Synonyms bypass, disregard, forget, neglect, overlook, overpass, pass over, slight, slur (over)Related Words fail; miss, omit; brush (aside or off), reject, shrug off, slough (off) also sluff (off); disdain, pooh-pooh (also pooh), scorn; scant, skimpNear Antonyms appreciate, cherish, prize, treasure, value; cultivate, foster, nurse, nurture; pamper; remember; listen (to), watch; follow, mark, note, notice, observe, remarkAntonyms attend (to), heed, mind, regard, tend (to)
2 to dismiss as of little importance <although the movie is a cinematic tour de force, one can't ignore the fact that it seriously distorts history> Synonyms blink (at), brush (aside or off), condone, discount, disregard, forgive, gloss (over), gloze (over), excuse, overlook, overpass, paper over, pardon, pass over, remit, shrug off, whitewash, wink (at)Related Words explain, justify, rationalize; absolve, acquit, clear, exculpate, exonerate, vindicate; waive, wave (aside or off)Near Antonyms heed, mark, mind, note, object (to)
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