What is the opposite of ignoring?

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Noun
Opposite of the action or state of paying no attention to something
Noun
Opposite of the act of not paying the proper care or attention to something
“Close observation needs to be paid to the patient's heart rate to ensure that it is regularly beating.”
Noun
Opposite of the dismissing or refusing of a proposal, idea, etc
Noun
Opposite of the act of ignoring or refusing to speak to another person
Noun
Opposite of the act or state of non-compliance with a rule or law
“Confusion and congestion on streets and highways are reduced by the observance of traffic laws.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to dismiss as of little importance
“Eloise would finally acknowledge the gravity of her drug abuse after Barry followed through with his threat of leaving.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to pretend to not notice someone or something
“Surely he will acknowledge me if I wear this suggestive dress.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to contravene an accepted rule or stipulation
Follow the order and prevent the launch, General!”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for 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.”
Adjective
Opposite of not taking (something) into account
Adjective
Opposite of leaving out
Preposition
Opposite of without attention to
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