"neglects" in the noun sense
1. disregard, neglect
lack of attention and due care
2. neglect, disuse
the state of something that has been unused and neglected
"the house was in a terrible state of neglect"
3. disregard, neglect
willful lack of care and attention
4. negligence, neglect, neglectfulness
the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern
5. negligence, carelessness, neglect, nonperformance
failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances
"neglects" in the verb 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"
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"
fail to attend to
"he neglects his children"
4. neglect, ignore, disregard
give little or no attention to
"Disregard the errors"
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