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. [Archaic]
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Philosophy would solidly be established, if men would more carefully distinguish those things that they know from those that they ignore.
Boyle.
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2. (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.
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3. 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.
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Ignoring Italy under our feet,
And seeing things before, behind.
Mrs. Browning.
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