|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|
"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|
|Related terms:||inattention omission|
|6.||[ noun ] the state of something that has been unused and neglected|
"the house was in a terrible state of neglect"
|Related terms:||decline omission|
|7.||[ noun ] lack of care and attention|
|Related terms:||mistreatment despite|
|8.||[ noun ] the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern|
|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|