An example of mind is to watch one's manners at the dinner table.
An example of mind is the brain.
An example of mind is sanity or intelligence.
The great minds of the century.
Studying the relation between the brain and the mind.
I can't keep my mind on work.
Losing one's mind.
Mind closely what I tell you.
Mind the icy sidewalk!
The children minded their babysitter.
We minded the children while their parents went out.
The back door tends to slam in the wind, mind.
I don't want to go shopping if the children won't mind.
You'll slip on the ice if you don't mind.
Her name slips my mind.
Speak your mind.
To lose one's mind.
The great minds of today.
The reactionary mind.
- To perceive; observe.
- To pay attention to; heed.
- To obey.
- To attend to; apply oneself to (a task, etc.).
- To tend; take care of; watch over; look after.mind the baby.
- To be careful about; watch out for.mind those rickety stairs.
There was no doubt in his mind that they would win.
My mind just went blank.
I can't keep my mind on what I'm doing.
He was one of history's greatest minds.
He changed his mind after hearing the speech.
She had a mind to go to Paris.
A mind to the madness.
I, ______ being of sound mind and body, do hereby ...
You are losing your mind.
You should mind your own business.
Would you mind my bag for me?
Mind you don't knock that glass over.
I do thee wrong to mind thee of it.
- A capacity or inclination to think or act independently:.A reporter with a mind of her own.
- A tendency to be unresponsive to human will:.The car had a mind of its own and seemed to start only when it felt like it.
- To be in agreement about something.
- To have mixed feelings or be undecided about something.
- To remember (something):.Tried to bring to mind their happy times together.
- To cause (something) to be remembered or thought of; evoke:.
- Used to tell someone not to be concerned or worried.
- To be mindful of; remember.
- To be mentally well; be sane.
- To have the same opinion or desire.
- To be undecided or irresolute.
- To remember.
- To be a reminder of.
- To change one's opinion.
- To change one's intention, purpose, or wish.
- To criticize or rebuke someone sharply.
- To feel inclined to.
- To be somewhat inclined to.
- To remember.
- To think of.
- To intend; purpose.
- To know one's own real thoughts, desires, etc.
- To form a definite opinion or decision.
- An agreement.
- Don't be concerned; it doesn't matter.
- Don't be concerned about.never mind the cat: she'll be fine here alone.
- Not to mention.It's cold and dark, never mind the fact that it's raining.
- Occupying someone's thoughts.
- Worrying someone.
- Mentally ill; insane.
- Frantic (with worry, grief, etc.).
- To remind someone of.
- To be determined to.
- To be determined on or determinedly desirous of.
- To stop one from thinking about; turn one's attention from.
- In one's opinion.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of mind
- Middle English minde from Old English gemynd men-1 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English minde, munde, Èemunde, from Old English mynd, Ä¡emynd (“memory, remembrance; memorial, record; act of commemoration; thought, purpose; consciousness, mind, intellect"), from Proto-Germanic *mundiz, *gamundiz (“memory, remembrance"), from Proto-Indo-European *mÃ©ntis (“thought"), from Proto-Indo-European *men- (“to think"). Cognate with Old High German gimunt (“mind, memory"), Danish minde (“memory"), Icelandic minni (“memory, recall, recollection"), Gothic ðŒ¼ðŒ¿ðŒ½ðŒ³ðƒ (munds, “memory, mind"), Old English myntan (“to mean, intend, purpose, determine, resolve"), Latin mÄ“ns (“mind, reason"), Albanian mÃ«nd (“mind, reason"). More at mint.