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]
Philosophy would solidly be established, if men would
more carefully distinguish those things that they know from those
that they ignore. Boyle.
2. (Law) 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. 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, Mrs.
And seeing things before, behind.