1. (v. t.) To be ignorant of or not acquainted with.

2. (v. t.) To throw out or reject as false or ungrounded; -- said of a bill rejected by a grand jury for want of evidence. See Ignoramus.

3. (v. t.) Hence: To refuse to take notice of; to shut the eyes to; not to recognize; to disregard willfully and causelessly; as, to ignore certain facts; to ignore the presence of an objectionable person.

abide with abjure accept allow for avoid ban bar bar out be big be blind to be caught napping be caught out be content with be easy with be inattentive be neglectful be negligent be unwary bear with blink at blockade break the law brook brush aside brush off care naught for chuck chuck out color condone connive at contemn contradict count out cut cut dead cut off debar decline default defy deny despise digest diminish disapprove discard disclaim discount disdain dismiss disobey disown disregard down ease eat embargo endure evade except exclude extenuate fail flout forget forswear freeze out give no heed give the go-by gloss over go counter to hear nothing judge not keep out lapse lean over backwards leave out leave unavenged lessen let go let it go let pass let ride let slide let slip listen to reason live with lock out look right through lose sight of lose track of make allowance for make allowances for make light of make little of mince miss mitigate neglect nod not attend not care for not conform not get involved not heed not keep not listen not mind not notice not observe not think not write off omit ostracize overlook overpass palliate pass by pass over pass up pay no attention pay no mind pocket pocket the affront pooh-pooh preclude prohibit push aside rebuff recant refuse refuse to acknowledge refuse to consider refuse to cooperate refuse to recognize regard with indulgence reject relegate renounce repel repudiate repulse scoff at scout see both sides see nothing send to Coventry set at defiance set at naught set naught by shove away shut out sleep slight slur over snub soft-pedal soften spurn stomach suspend judgment swallow swallow an insult taboo take take for granted think little of throw away throw out tolerate transgress turn aside provocation turn away turn out varnish view with indulgence violate waive whitewash wink at


Ignoratio Elenchi
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