1. [ verb ] leave undone or leave out
Synonyms: miss overlook leave_out drop overleap pretermit omit

"How could I miss that typo?" "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"

Related terms: attend_to forget jump omission omission neglecter
2. [ verb ] fail to attend to

"he neglects his children"

Related terms: slack disregard negligence
3. [ verb ] fail to do something; leave something undone
Synonyms: fail

"She failed to notice that her child was no longer in his crib" "The secretary failed to call the customer and the company lost the account"

Related terms: miss default strike_out choke muff failure negligence
4. [ verb ] give little or no attention to
Synonyms: ignore cold-shoulder disregard slight

"Disregard the errors"

Related terms: dismiss disrespect pretermit disregard disregard
5. [ noun ] lack of attention and due care
Synonyms: disregard
Related terms: inattention omission
6. [ noun ] the state of something that has been unused and neglected
Synonyms: disuse

"the house was in a terrible state of neglect"

Related terms: decline omission
7. [ noun ] lack of care and attention
Synonyms: disregard
Related terms: mistreatment despite
8. [ noun ] the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern
Synonyms: neglectfulness negligence
Related terms: carelessness laxness delinquency
9. [ noun ] failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances
Synonyms: negligence carelessness nonperformance
Related terms: nonaccomplishment evasion dereliction criminal_negligence comparative_negligence contributory_negligence concurrent_negligence neglect_of_duty
Similar spelling:   neglecter