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What is the opposite of pay no heed to?

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To look at or observe attentively over a period of time
“She would watch her grandmother spend hours crocheting beautiful sweaters for friends and family.”
To feel, notice or detect with one's senses
“Mark scanned the room intently, attempting to distinguish the mood of the guests who had arrived.”
To notice the loss or absence of
“He's a wealthy man who will barely miss the pocket change.”
To recognize something as valuable
“We appreciate the loyalty of our members and will never take them for granted.”
(clausal, followed by for or about) To place an emphasis of concern, interest or importance on someone or something
“If you think I care for your nonsense, then you may be unfamiliar with sarcasm.”
To fix one's attention at something or someone
“I think we should now focus on other, more pressing issues.”
(attend to) To look after
“Doctors were working overtime to attend to those injured from the disaster.”
To be told or informed about something
“I had come to learn of his affair with another woman through an anonymous friend of his.”
(archaic) To pay attention to
“It is imperative that you attend the wise words of your mother.”
(touch on) To make mention
“At some stage, we will need to touch on the topic of our current finances.”
To understand or acknowledge the existence of
“Citizens accused the government of failing to recognize the difficulties they encountered.”
To subject to meticulous examination
“I can only conclude that you must not enjoy movies very much when you analyze them in such great detail.”
To involve or engage in deeply
“You better lose yourself in the music, the moment you own it, you better never let it go.”
To perceive through the act of hearing
“I would hear voices whispering in and out of sleep, almost as though I were in a spiritual realm.”
To look at and interpret letters or other information that is written
“I like to read the newspaper over a cup of coffee every morning.”
To take part or interfere in something, typically to prevent or alter a result or course of events
“I am prepared to accept that he gave these matters full and due consideration before he decided to intervene.”
To examine through the sense of touch
“The shop assistant encouraged her to feel the superior fabric of the handbag in hopes that she would purchase it.”
To greet or physically respond to by recognizing the presence of
“As their eyes met, Helen would acknowledge Don from across the room with a nod of her head and a quick smile.”
(think of/about) To have a concern about
“She would constantly think about her son who was recovering from his illness.”
To think about something with curiosity or doubt
“I often wonder about what lies beyond our solar system.”
To make a living for the benefit of others
“Robert worked hard to keep his family.”
To hold or display a specified thought or emotion
“Always encourage the young boy, so that he will have confidence in his ability.”
To use as an example in support of an argument
“The world is filled with natural wonders. Take, for example, the pyramids of Egypt.”
To physically attack ferociously and wound
(usually in the negative) To attend to or deal with
“This is a highly sensitive matter that I would prefer not to touch for now.”
To prefer, desire, or choose to have something
“I'm still hungry, and I'd like more food if possible.”
To express gratitude for or appreciation of
“The managers would like to acknowledge all of the hard work you have put into this project.”
To make an attempt at handling a problem or policy
“We must approach this persistent problem with a different strategy if we are to solve it.”
To design or plan an approach for a given task or project
“Let's develop some ideas for our new website design.”
To carry out a set of instructions
Follow the detailed directions on the back of the box to toast your pop-tarts.”
To demonstrate empathy
“I fully understand what Bob must be going through following the death of his mother.”
To find out through making an inquiry
“Please determine if your brother will be coming home for dinner this evening.”
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