Ignore and Keep


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Ignore verb – To fail to give proper attention to.
Keep is an antonym for ignore.
Nearby Words: ignorance, ignoring
Antonyms for Ignore


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Keep verb – To mark with an appropriate practice, rite, or ceremony.
Usage example: keep the Sabbath by not working

Ignore is an antonym for keep in topics: comply with, hold, commemorate, tend, prevent.
Nearby Words: keeping, keeper
Antonyms for Keep
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Common collocations

character ignore character keep character
people ignore people keep people
rest ignore rest keep rest
time ignore time keep time
Other nouns: fact, way, characters, game, existence, player, everyone, eyes, humans, enemies.

Both words in one sentence

  • Not Now, Kiddo aka: Not Now Kid Jackson keep dying, though, because they ignore Daniel's attempts to help them, assuming he's just trying to get attention.
  • Previously On For this to work you have to completely ignore that for the rest of the show, he does everything he can to keep a lot of what happens secret.
    Source: Previously On
  • Music / Limp Bizkit Mind Rape/Break Them by Talking: Explicitly mentioned in "Full Nelson":How pathetic are people who verbally rape us with talking We try to ignore them, ignore them until they keep talking.
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Keep and Ignore. (2016). Retrieved 2021, April 17, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/ignore/keep
Ignore & Keep. N.p., 2016. Web. 17 Apr. 2021. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/ignore/keep>.
Keep or Ignore. 2016. Accessed April 17, 2021. https://thesaurus.plus/related/ignore/keep.

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