Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun neglect

5 senses of neglect

Sense 1
disregard, neglect -- (lack of attention and due care)
       => inattention -- (lack of attention)

Sense 2
neglect, disuse -- (the state of something that has been unused and neglected; "the house was in a terrible state of neglect")
       => decline, declination -- (a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state)

Sense 3
disregard, neglect -- (willful lack of care and attention)
       => mistreatment -- (the practice of treating (someone or something) badly; "he should be punished for his mistreatment of his mother")

Sense 4
negligence, neglect, neglectfulness -- (the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern)
       => carelessness, sloppiness -- (the quality of not being careful or taking pains)

Sense 5
negligence, carelessness, neglect, nonperformance -- (failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances)
       => nonaccomplishment, nonachievement -- (an act that does not achieve its intended goal)

Antonyms of verb neglect

1 of 4 senses of neglect

Sense 1
neglect, pretermit, omit, drop, miss, leave out, overlook, overleap -- (leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten")
       Antonym of attend to (Sense 1)
      => attend to, take to heart -- (get down to; pay attention to; take seriously; "Attend to your duties, please")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb neglect

4 senses of neglect

Sense 1
neglect, pretermit, omit, drop, miss, leave out, overlook, overleap -- (leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten")

Sense 2
fail, neglect -- (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")

Sense 3
neglect -- (fail to attend to; "he neglects his children")

Sense 4
neglect, ignore, disregard -- (give little or no attention to; "Disregard the errors")

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