Origin of remindre- + mind, verb
Nick's mom put a chore chart on the refrigerator to remind him and his sisters about the household jobs they need to complete every day.
- When you tell your son "don't forget to take out the garbage," this is an example of a time when you remind him to take out the garbage.
- When you look kind of like your friend's sister and make him think of his sister when he sees you, this is an example of a time when you remind him of his sister.
transitive verbre·mind·ed, re·mind·ing, re·minds
(third-person singular simple present reminds, present participle reminding, simple past and past participle reminded)
re- + mind "remember"
- I just need you to remind Darian of something.
- You remind me of her sometimes.
- I remind you of your father.
- It's kind of like when you wake up from a terrible nightmare, and then something happens to remind you of it.
- I wanted to remind this troubled soul of the good he'd wrought but thoughts of Betsy prevented my saying the words.