mind [mīnd]
[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]
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
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]
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
1. to pay attention; give heed
2. to be obedient
3. to be careful; watch out
a) to care; feel concern
b) to object
bear in mind or keep in mind
to remember
be in one's right mind
to be mentally well; be sane
be of one mind
to have the same opinion or desire
be of two minds
to be undecided or irresolute
call to mind
1. to remember
2. to be a reminder of
change one's mind
1. to change one's opinion
2. to change one's intention, purpose, or wish
give someone a piece of one's mind
to criticize or rebuke someone sharply
have a (good or great) mind to
to feel (strongly) inclined to
have half a mind to
to be somewhat inclined to
have in mind
1. to remember
2. to think of
3. to intend; purpose
know one's own mind
to know one's own real thoughts, desires, etc.
make up one's mind
to form a definite opinion or decision
meeting of the minds or meeting of minds
an agreement
never mind
don't be concerned; it doesn't matter
on someone's mind
1. occupying someone's thoughts
2. worrying someone
out of one's mind
1. mentally ill; insane
2. frantic (with worry, grief, etc.)
put in mind
to remind
set one's mind on
to be determined on or determinedly desirous of
take one's mind off
to stop one from thinking about; turn one's attention from
to one's mind
in one's opinion

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