Antonyms for neglect:
upkeep, oversight, maintain, complete, DO, prudence, notice, caution, precaution, approve, heed, vigilance, wariness, attend to, watchfulness, direction, note, circumspection, obedience, observance, cherish, management, attend, care.
Synonyms for neglect:
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 6 (noun)
sweep under the rug.
stand by, enlist, waive, speculate, demur, bother, refrain, deny, perform, blow off, stand apart, disclaim, persuade, stand around, igg, contemplate, disinherit, tune out, stand aside, bottle out, think, use, sit by, meddle, overdo, override, resist, nonfeasance, disavow.
turn off, wander.
Usage examples for neglect:
- Mary was waiting in the house to receive Mrs. Winter, who had been persuaded by Carleton to overlook the girl's neglect, and to call once more, with him. - "The Guests Of Hercules", C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson.
- I have not yet had a word from England, partly, I suppose, because I have not yet written for my letters to New York; do not blame me for this neglect, if you knew all I have been through, you would wonder I had done as much as I have. - "The Life of Robert Louis Stevenson for Boys and Girls", Jacqueline M. Overton.