Definition of Mind

1. Noun. That which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason. "I couldn't get his words out of my head"

Exact synonyms: Brain, Head, Nous, Psyche
Generic synonyms: Cognition, Knowledge, Noesis
Specialized synonyms: Noddle, Tabula Rasa, Ego, Unconscious, Unconscious Mind, Subconscious, Subconscious Mind
Derivative terms: Psychic, Psychical

2. Verb. Be offended or bothered by; take offense with, be bothered by. "I don't mind your behavior"
Generic synonyms: Object
Specialized synonyms: Bridle At, Bridle Up, Bristle At, Bristle Up

3. Noun. Recall or remembrance. "It came to mind"
Generic synonyms: Recall, Recollection, Reminiscence

4. Verb. Be concerned with or about something or somebody.
Generic synonyms: Think About
Specialized synonyms: Care, Worry

5. Noun. An opinion formed by judging something. "She changed her mind"
Exact synonyms: Judgement, Judgment
Specialized synonyms: Conclusion, Decision, Determination
Generic synonyms: Opinion, Persuasion, Sentiment, Thought, View
Derivative terms: Judgmental

6. Verb. Be in charge of or deal with. "She takes care of all the necessary arrangements"
Exact synonyms: Take Care
Generic synonyms: Care, Deal, Handle, Manage
Specialized synonyms: Tend

7. Noun. An important intellectual. "The great minds of the 17th century"
Exact synonyms: Creative Thinker, Thinker
Generic synonyms: Intellect, Intellectual
Derivative terms: Think

8. Verb. Pay close attention to; give heed to. "Heed the advice of the old men"
Exact synonyms: Heed, Listen
Generic synonyms: Obey
Derivative terms: Heed, Listening

9. Noun. Attention. "Don't pay him any mind"
Generic synonyms: Notice, Observance, Observation

10. Verb. Be on one's guard; be cautious or wary about; be alert to. "Beware of telephone salesmen"
Exact synonyms: Beware
Generic synonyms: Look Out, Watch, Watch Out

11. Noun. Your intention; what you intend to do. "The idea of the game is to capture all the pieces"
Exact synonyms: Idea
Generic synonyms: Aim, Design, Intent, Intention, Purpose

12. Verb. Keep in mind.
Exact synonyms: Bear In Mind
Generic synonyms: Remember, Think Of
Specialized synonyms: Attend To, Take To Heart
Antonyms: Forget

13. Noun. Knowledge and intellectual ability. "He has a keen intellect"
Exact synonyms: Intellect
Generic synonyms: Intelligence
Attributes: Intellectual, Nonintellectual
Derivative terms: Intellectual

Definition of Mind

1. n. 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.

2. v. t. To fix the mind or thoughts on; to regard with attention; to treat as of consequence; to consider; to heed; to mark; to note.

3. v. i. To give attention or heed; to obey; as, the dog minds well.

Definition of Mind

1. Noun. The ability for rational thought. ¹

2. Noun. The ability to be aware of things. ¹

3. Noun. The ability to remember things. ¹

4. Noun. The ability to focus the thoughts. ¹

5. Noun. Somebody that embodies certain mental qualities. ¹

6. Noun. Judgment, opinion, or view. ¹

7. Noun. Desire, inclination, or intention. ¹

8. Noun. A healthy mental state. ¹

9. Noun. (philosophy) The non-material substance or set of processes in which consciousness, feeling, thinking, and will are based. ¹

10. Verb. (context: now regional) To remember. (defdate from 14th c.) ¹

11. Verb. (context: now rare except in phrases) To concern oneself with, to pay attention to. (defdate from 15th c.) ¹

12. Verb. (context: originally and chiefly in negative or interrogative constructions) To dislike, to object to; to be bothered by. (defdate from 16th c.) ¹

13. Verb. (context: now chiefly North America Ireland) To pay attention to; to listen attentively to, to obey. (defdate from 16th c.) ¹

14. Verb. To look after, to take care of, especially for a short period of time. (defdate from 17th c.) ¹

15. Verb. (context: chiefly in imperative) To make sure, to take care ((term that)). (defdate from 17th c.) ¹

16. Verb. To be careful about. (defdate from 18th c.) ¹

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Definition of Mind

1. to heed [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: heed

Medical Definition of Mind

1. 1. 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. "By the mind of man we understand that in him which thinks, remembers, reasons, wills." (Reid) "What we mean by mind is simply that which perceives, thinks, feels, wills, and desires." (Sir W. Hamilton) "Let every man be fully persuaded in his own mind." (Rom. Xiv. 5) "The mind shall banquet, though the body pine." (Shak) 2. The state, at any given time, of the faculties of thinking, willing, choosing, and the like; psychical activity or state; as: Opinion; judgment; belief. "A fool uttereth all his mind." (Prov. Xxix. 11) "Being so hard to me that brought your mind, I fear she'll prove as hard to you in telling her mind." (Shak) Choice; inclination; liking; intent; will. "If it be your minds, then let none go forth." (2 Kings ix. 15) Courage; spirit. 3. Memory; remembrance; recollection; as, to have or keep in mind, to call to mind, to put in mind, etc. To have a mind or great mind, to be inclined or strongly inclined in purpose; used with an infinitive. "Sir Roger de Coverly. Told me that he had a great mind to see the new tragedy with me." . To lose one's mind, to become insane, or imbecile. To make up one's mind, to come to an opinion or decision; to determine. To put in mind, to remind. "Regard us simply as putting you in mind of what you already know to be good policy." . Origin: AS. Mynd, gemynd; akin to OHG. Minna memory, love, G. Minne love, Dan. Minde mind, memory, remembrance, consent, vote, Sw. Minne memory, Icel. Minni, Goth. Gamunds, L. Mens, mentis, mind, Gr, Skr. Manas mind, man to think, . Cf. Comment, Man, Mean, 3d Mental, Mignonette, Minion, Mnemonic, Money. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mind

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