- 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.
To remind is to cause a person to remember.
to put (a person) in mind (of something); cause (a person) to remember
Origin of remindre- + mind, verb
transitive verbre·mind·ed, re·mind·ing, re·minds
To cause to remember; put in mind: must remind him to call; reminded her of college days.
(third-person singular simple present reminds, present participle reminding, simple past and past participle reminded)
re- + mind "remember"