mind


mind
mind [mīnd]
n.
[ME mynde < OE (ge)mynd, memory < IE base * men-, to think > Gr menos, spirit, force, L mens, mind]
1. memory; recollection or remembrance [to bring to mind a story]
2. what one thinks; opinion [speak your mind]
3.
a) that which thinks, perceives, feels, wills, etc.; seat or subject of consciousness
b) the thinking and perceiving part of consciousness; intellect or intelligence
c) attention; notice
d) all of an individual's conscious experiences
e) the conscious and the unconscious together as a unit; psyche
4. the intellect in its normal state; reason; sanity [to lose one's mind]
5. a person having intelligence or regarded as an intellect [the great minds of today]
6. way, state, or direction of thinking and feeling [the reactionary mind ]
7. [M-] Christian Science God: in full Divine Mind
8. Philos. consciousness and thought as an element in reality: contrasted with MATTER
vt.
1. to direct one's mind to; specif.,
a) Now Dial. to perceive; observe
b) to pay attention to; heed
c) to obey
d) to attend to; apply oneself to (a task, etc.)
e) to tend; take care of; watch over; look after [mind the baby]
f) to be careful about; watch out for [mind those rickety stairs]
2.
a) to care about; feel concern about
b) to object to; dislike [to mind the cold]
3. Dial. to remember: sometimes used reflexively
4. Dial. to intend; purpose
5. Now Chiefly Dial. to remind
vi.
1. to pay attention; give heed
2. to be obedient
3. to be careful; watch out
4.
a) to care; feel concern
b) to object
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bear in mind or keep in mind
to remember
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be in one's right mind
to be mentally well; be sane
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be of one mind
to have the same opinion or desire
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be of two minds
to be undecided or irresolute
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call to mind
1. to remember
2. to be a reminder of
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change one's mind
1. to change one's opinion
2. to change one's intention, purpose, or wish
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give someone a piece of one's mind
to criticize or rebuke someone sharply
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have a (good or great) mind to
to feel (strongly) inclined to
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have half a mind to
to be somewhat inclined to
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have in mind
1. to remember
2. to think of
3. to intend; purpose
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know one's own mind
to know one's own real thoughts, desires, etc.
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make up one's mind
to form a definite opinion or decision
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meeting of the minds or meeting of minds
an agreement
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never mind
don't be concerned; it doesn't matter
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on someone's mind
1. occupying someone's thoughts
2. worrying someone
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out of one's mind
1. mentally ill; insane
2. frantic (with worry, grief, etc.)
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put in mind
to remind
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set one's mind on
to be determined on or determinedly desirous of
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take one's mind off
to stop one from thinking about; turn one's attention from
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to one's mind
in one's opinion
minder
n.

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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