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Ignore vs. Reject

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Ignoreverb

To deliberately not listen or pay attention to.

Rejectverb

(transitive) To refuse to accept.

‘She even rejected my improved offer.’;

Ignoreverb

To pretend to not notice someone or something.

Rejectverb

(basketball) To block a shot, especially if it sends the ball off the court.

Ignoreverb

(obsolete) Fail to notice.

Rejectverb

To refuse a romantic advance.

‘I've been rejected three times this week.’;

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Ignoreverb

(obsolete) Not to know.

Rejectnoun

Something that is rejected.

Ignoreverb

To be ignorant of or not acquainted with.

‘Philosophy would solidly be established, if men would more carefully distinguish those things that they know from those that they ignore.’;

Rejectnoun

An unpopular person.

Ignoreverb

To throw out or reject as false or ungrounded; - said of a bill rejected by a grand jury for lack of evidence. See Ignoramus.

Rejectnoun

(colloquial) a rejected defective product in a production line

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Ignoreverb

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.

‘Ignoring Italy under our feet,And seeing things before, behind.’;

Rejectverb

To cast from one; to throw away; to discard.

‘Therefore all this exercise of hunting . . . the Utopians have rejected to their butchers.’; ‘Reject me not from among thy children.’;

Ignoreverb

refuse to acknowledge;

‘She cut him dead at the meeting’;

Rejectverb

To refuse to receive or to acknowledge; to decline haughtily or harshly; to repudiate.

‘That golden scepter which thou didst reject.’; ‘Because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me.’;

Ignoreverb

bar from attention or consideration;

‘She dismissed his advances’;

Rejectverb

To refuse to grant; as, to reject a prayer or request.

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Ignoreverb

fail to notice

Rejectnoun

the person or thing rejected or set aside as inferior in quality

Ignoreverb

give little or no attention to;

‘Disregard the errors’;

Rejectverb

refuse to accept or acknowledge;

‘I reject the idea of starting a war’; ‘The journal rejected the student's paper’;

Ignoreverb

be ignorant of or in the dark about

Rejectverb

refuse to accept;

‘He refused my offer of hospitality’;

Rejectverb

deem wrong or inappropriate;

‘I disapprove of her child rearing methods’;

Rejectverb

reject with contempt;

‘She spurned his advances’;

Rejectverb

resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign tissue or organ;

‘His body rejected the liver of the donor’;

Rejectverb

refuse entrance or membership;

‘They turned away hundreds of fans’; ‘Black people were often rejected by country clubs’;

Rejectverb

dismiss from consideration;

‘John was ruled out as a possible suspect because he had a strong alibi’; ‘This possibility can be eliminated from our consideration’;

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