Thesaurus: synonyms, antonyms, and examples
To intentionally not give someone or something any attention
Ignore The buzzing is irritating, but try to ignore it.
He disregarded the advice of his doctor and went back to work.
Turn a blind eye to
Until now, the mayor has turned a blind eye to the city’s homelessness problem.
close your eyes to
The administration closed its eyes to human-rights abuses by its soldiers.
To ignore something that you know is wrong:
Management often turn a blind eye to bullying in the workplace.
If you say that someone is turning a blind eye to something bad or illegal that is happening, you mean that you think they are pretending not to notice that it is happening so that they will not have to do anything about it.
Teachers are turning a blind eye to pupils smoking at school, a report reveals today.
I can’t turn a blind eye when someone is being robbed.
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