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Definitions of mind

  1. an intellectual being; " the great minds of the 17th century"
  2. pay close attention to; give heed to; " Heed the advice of the old men"
  3. your intention; what you intend to do; " he had in mind to see his old teacher"; " the idea of the game is to capture all the pieces"
  4. knowledge and intellectual ability; " he reads to improve his mind"; " he has a keen intellect"
  5. an opinion formed by judging something; " he was reluctant to make his judgment known"; " she changed her mind"
  6. attention; " don't pay him any mind"
  7. recall or remembrance; " it came to mind"
  8. be offended or bothered by; take offense with, be bothered by; " I don't mind your behavior"
  9. be in charge of or deal with; " She takes care of all the necessary arrangements"
  10. an important intellectual; " the great minds of the 17th century"
  11. The state, at any given time, of the faculties of thinking, willing, choosing, and the like; psychical activity or state; as: ( a) Opinion; judgment; belief.
  12. Choice; inclination; liking; intent; will.
  13. Courage; spirit.
  14. Memory; remembrance; recollection; as, to have or keep in mind, to call to mind, to put in mind, etc.
  15. To fix the mind or thoughts on; to regard with attention; to treat as of consequence; to consider; to heed; to mark; to note.
  16. To occupy one's self with; to employ one's self about; to attend to; as, to mind one's business.
  17. To obey; as, to mind parents; the dog minds his master.
  18. To have in mind; to purpose.
  19. To put in mind; to remind.
  20. To give attention or heed; to obey; as, the dog minds well.
  21. The intellectual or rational faculty in man; the understanding; the intellect; the power that conceives, judges, or reasons; also, the entire spiritual nature; the soul; - often in distinction from the body.
  22. The mental or reasoning power in man; the understanding or intellect; soul; memory; intention; opinion.
  23. To attend to; as, to mind one's business; heed; obey; object to; as, I don't mind going.
  24. To obey; to be troubled; as, never mind if you do fail.
  25. The faculty by which we think, etc.: the understanding: the whole spiritual nature: choice: intention: thoughts or sentiments: belief: remembrance: ( B.) disposition.
  26. ( orig.) To remind: to attend to: to obey: ( Scotch) to remember.
  27. ( B.) To intend.
  28. The thinking faculty; reason; soul; intention; opinion.
  29. To regard; attend to; obey.
  30. To heed; care for; obey.
  31. That which thinks, feels, and wills; sould; spirit; intellect.
  32. Any mental state or inclination; determination.
  33. The thinking faculty; the spiritual principle or the soul in man; intention; purpose; inclination; desire; thought; opinion; memory; remembrance; disposition; the heart or seat of affection.
  34. To attend to; to obey.
  35. Intelligent power; the understanding; the power by which we perceive, think, or reason; intention; choice; purpose; thoughts; opinions; remembrance; recollections.
  36. To attend to; to regard with attention; to obey; to incline.
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Usage examples for mind

  1. Don't you really mind? – The Heather-Moon by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  2. Got something on your mind? – Roden's Corner by Henry Seton Merriman
  3. And I myself did not know her mind. – The Millionaire Baby by Anna Katharine Green
  4. Peggy, you don't mind? – Peggy by Laura E. Richards
  5. I thought to myself: " My mind is going." – My Little Sister by Elizabeth Robins
  6. But niver mind her. – 'Lizbeth of the Dale by Marian Keith
  7. They would not mind so much if they did. – Anxious Audrey by Mabel Quiller-Couch
  8. " I don't mind," I answers. – Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher by Eleanor Gates
  9. Yes- I don't mind that now." – The Turn of the Screw by Henry James
  10. You don't mind then?" – The Pastor's Wife by Elizabeth von Arnim
  11. I'm a- but never mind that! – Five Little Plays by Alfred Sutro
  12. You won't mind if I ask you something, will you? – The Title Market by Emily Post
  13. " I won't mind that," replied the other. – The U.P. Trail by Zane Grey
  14. You don't mind me goin', Kate? – The Untamed by Max Brand
  15. Never mind it to- night. – Marjorie's New Friend by Carolyn Wells
  16. " Never mind," said Frederick. – Atlantis by Gerhart Hauptmann
  17. I have a good mind to try it as it is. – The Go Ahead Boys on Smugglers' Island by Ross Kay
  18. And why am I not to mind? – Nancy A Novel by Rhoda Broughton
  19. " You don't mind that, do you? – The Box with the Broken Seals by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  20. " Never mind," said the cuckoo. – The Cuckoo Clock by Mrs. Molesworth
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