What is the opposite of ignore?

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Opposite of to disregard as unimportant or insignificant
“Eloise would finally acknowledge the gravity of her drug abuse after Barry followed through with his threat of leaving.”
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Opposite of to pretend to not notice someone or something
“Surely he will acknowledge me if I wear this suggestive dress.”
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Opposite of to contravene an accepted rule or stipulation
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Follow the order and prevent the launch, General!”
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Opposite of to waive any negative feelings towards something that would typically cause angst
“I'm sorry, but I have to disallow this marriage as you hardly know the man.”
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Opposite of to disregard the rules and refuse to conform
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Opposite of to rebuff, ignore, or spurn (someone) disdainfully
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Opposite of to excuse or disregard as unimportant or insignificant
“They develop a rationalization of why they do what they do and feel cut off from social groups that disapprove or condemn their behavior.”
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Opposite of to neglect or ignore something, sometimes inadvertently
“I would always remember to check the doors and windows before going to sleep.”
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Opposite of to let someone down by abandoning or neglecting them
“Chase your dreams! We will always be here to support you.”
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Opposite of to disregard and treat as unworthy of serious consideration
“Julie would entertain the idea of her daughter staying home the day after a severe bout of coughing.”
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Opposite of to prohibit or interdict the participation or inclusion of
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Opposite of to treat or regard with rudeness or contempt
“The English people were now quite ready to embrace their Queen's foreign husband.”
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Opposite of to ignore or pay no attention to someone or something
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Opposite of to disregard or ignore something that would typically warrant attention
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Opposite of to show an unwillingness to accept or engage with someone or something
“Don't change yourself because I accept you the way you are.”
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Opposite of to avoid facing up to a difficult situation
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Opposite of to omit, bypass or disregard (sections of a whole)
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Opposite of to forget or put out of one's mind
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Opposite of to let (edited material) stand, or remain as it was
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Opposite of to consciously evade an encounter with someone
“I try to seek out Alexia whenever I need some insightful ideas on how to live my life.”
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(of time or an opportunity) Opposite of to fail to take advantage of
“Be sure to take this opportunity that only comes around once in a lifetime.”
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Opposite of to not be able to experience or take advantage of (an opportunity or chance)
“Josh decided that he wished to experience the life-changing experience of climbing up Mount Everest.”
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Opposite of to leave (someone or something) alone
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Opposite of to disregard as unimportant or insignificant
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Opposite of to abandon or discontinue (a course of action or study)
Maintain your focus and do not lose sight of your ultimate goal to become the world champion.”
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