altogether, completely, entirely, totally, utterly
almost, practically, virtually
effectively, essentially, largely

Shona basically ignored her.


a look of disapproval which he promptly ignored


The press typically ignores a problem until it causes a crisis.

just, merely, simply

The government has simply ignored the problem altogether.

routinely, systematically

Social services routinely ignore the problems facing at-risk young women.

frequently, repeatedly

The diesel fumes from the buses are not easily ignored.

conveniently (ironic)

The managers have conveniently ignored these statistics.


Safety guidelines had been blatantly ignored.

carefully, deliberately, determinedly, intentionally, pointedly, purposely, resolutely, steadfastly, studiously

She sat at her desk and studiously ignored me.


Hill wilfully ignored the conventions of the banking world.

blithely, cheerfully, happily

He blithely ignored her protests and went on talking.


The group politely ignored her remark.

cannot, cannot afford to

a warning the president cannot afford to ignore

be difficult to, be hard to, be impossible to
be foolish to, be stupid to, be wrong to

It would be foolish to ignore them completely.

tend to

Scientists have tended to ignore these findings.

be willing to

People seem very willing to ignore the risks.

choose to, decide to, prefer to

The judge chose to ignore the views of the doctors.

He continued eating, deciding to ignore her.

He preferred to ignore these comments.

attempt to, try to
pretend to

I shrugged, pretending to ignore him.

learn to

I've learned to ignore all of my sister's hurtful comments.

manage to

Jason had managed to ignore a lot of the pressure for most of his career.

continue to
be widely ignored

Safety standards are widely ignored in the industry.

ignore sth at your peril

The pernicious effect of this advertising on children is a problem that we ignore at our peril.

ignore the fact that … 

Did you think I'd ignore the fact that you were suffering from shock?

sth can be safely ignored (ironic)

These people occupy such a marginal position in society that the authorities think they can be safely ignored.

Ignore is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑media
Ignore is used with these nouns as the object: ↑advice, ↑aspect, ↑call, ↑command, ↑comment, ↑complaint, ↑danger, ↑discrepancy, ↑effect, ↑existence, ↑extent, ↑fact, ↑feeling, ↑greeting, ↑guideline, ↑implication, ↑importance, ↑injunction, ↑instinct, ↑instruction, ↑interruption, ↑need, ↑obligation, ↑order, ↑pain, ↑plea, ↑plight, ↑possibility, ↑precedent, ↑problem, ↑protest, ↑question, ↑reality, ↑recommendation, ↑remark, ↑request, ↑rule, ↑shortcoming, ↑sign, ↑suggestion, ↑summons, ↑symptom, ↑tantrum, ↑taunt, ↑tradition, ↑ultimatum, ↑urge, ↑violation, ↑warning, ↑wish

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать курсовую

Look at other dictionaries:

  • ignoré — ignoré, ée [ iɲɔre ] adj. • de ignorer ♦ Qui n est pas su, connu. ⇒ inconnu. Événements ignorés, qui sont restés ignorés. Vivre ignoré, ignoré de tous. ⇒ obscur. ⊗ CONTR. Célèbre. ignoré,ée adj. Inconnu ou méconnu. Talent ignoré. ⇒IGNORÉ, ÉE,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Ignore — Ig*nore , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ignored}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ignoring}.] [L. ignorare; pref. in not + the root of gnarus knowing, noscere to become acquainted with. See {Know}, and cf. {Narrate}.] 1. To be ignorant of or not acquainted with.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ignoré — ignoré, ée (i gno ré, rée) part. passé d ignorer. 1°   Qui n est pas su. L histoire ignorée de ceux qui devraient la savoir. 2°   Qui n est pas connu, en parlant des personnes. •   Qu heureux est le mortel qui, du monde ignoré, Vit content de soi …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • ignore — [ig nôr′] vt. ignored, ignoring [Fr ignorer < L ignorare, to have no knowledge of, ignore < in , not + base of gnarus, knowing < IE base * ĝnā , * g̑nō , KNOW] 1. to disregard deliberately; pay no attention to; refuse to consider 2. Law… …   English World dictionary

  • ignore — I verb abstain from recognizing, be blind to, be inattentive, be rude, boycott, brush aside, bypass, cut, discard, disclaim, disdain, disregard, dodge, elude, evade, give the cold shoulder, hold in contempt, intentionally disregard, let slide,… …   Law dictionary

  • ignore — (v.) 1610s, not to know, to be ignorant of, from Fr. ignorer be unaware of, from L. ignorare not to know, disregard (see IGNORANT (Cf. ignorant)). Sense of pay no attention to first recorded 1801 (Barnhart says probably a dictionary word ), and… …   Etymology dictionary

  • ignore — disregard, overlook, slight, *neglect, omit, forget Analogous words: blink, *wink: evade, elude, *escape, avoid, shun, eschew Antonyms: heed (a warning, a sign, a symptom): acknowledge (sense 2) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • ignore — [v] disregard on purpose avoid, be oblivious to, blink, brush off*, bury one’s head in sand*, cold shoulder*, discount, disdain, evade, fail, forget, let it go*, neglect, omit, overlook, overpass, pass over, pay no attention to, pay no mind*,… …   New thesaurus

  • ignoré — Ignoré, [ignor]ée. part …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • ignore — ► VERB 1) disregard intentionally. 2) fail to consider (something significant). ORIGIN Latin ignorare not know …   English terms dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”