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mind

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of mind

  1. 1 the part of a person that feels, thinks, perceives, wills, and especially reasons <scientists still disagree about exactly where the mind is located> Synonyms brain, cerebrum, head, psyche, thinker Related Words belfry, gray matter, intellect, intelligence, loaf [British slang], noodle, reason, skull; acumen, alertness, astuteness, brilliance, insight, judgment (or judgement), mentality, perception, perspicacity, sagacity, sapience, wisdom, wit; awareness, cognizance, consciousness, self-awareness, self-consciousness

  2. 2 the normal or healthy condition of the mental abilities <everyone used to tease him and tell him he was out of his mind when he swore he'd seen a flying saucer> Synonyms daylights, head, marbles, reason, saneness, sanity, wit(s) Related Words rationality, reasonableness, sense; health, healthfulness, healthiness, wholesomeness; clearheadedness, lucidity, lucidness, normalcy, normality, soundness; wisdom Near Antonyms delusion, hallucination; delirium, frenzy, hysteria Antonyms dementia, derangement, insanity, lunacy, madness, mania, unreason

  3. 3 an idea that is believed to be true or valid without positive knowledge <please speak your mind freely on this matter> Synonyms belief, conviction, eye, feeling, judgment (or judgement), opinion, notion, persuasion, sentiment, verdict, viewRelated Words say; impression, perception, take; attitude; assumption, presumption, presupposition; conclusion, decision, determination; deliverance, esteem, estimate, estimation; credence, credit, faith; concept, conception, idea, thought; position, stance, stand; comment, obiter dictum, observation, reflection, remark; conjecture, guess, hunch, hypothesis, surmise, theory; advice, input, recommendation, suggestion; angle, outlook, perspective, shoes, slant, standpoint, viewpoint; counterviewNear Antonyms fact, truth

  4. 4 the power or process of recalling what has been previously learned or experienced <call to mind the events of last year> Synonyms memory, recollection, remembrance, reminiscenceRelated Words hypermnesia, total recall; contemplation, meditation, musing, reflection, retrospection, thinking; awareness, cognizance, consciousness; apprehension, comprehension, grasp, grip, perception, understandingNear Antonyms amnesia, repression; forgetfulness




mind

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of mind

  1. 1 to pay attention especially through the act of hearing <you'll be in big trouble if you don't straighten up and mind> Synonyms attend, hark, harken, hear, hearken, heed, listenNear Antonyms discount, disregardAntonyms ignore, tune out

  2. 2 chiefly dialect  to bring back to mind <I seem to mind such a tale from way back> Synonyms flash back (to), hark back (to), harken back (to), hearken back (to), remember [chiefly dialect], recall, recollect, reminisce (about), reproduce, think (of)Related Words recapture, recur; educe, elicit, evoke, extract, raise, remind; relive; representNear Antonyms misremember; disregard, ignore, neglect, overlook; lose, miss; blank (out)Antonyms disremember, forget, unlearn

  3. 3 to act according to the commands of <tell the children to mind the babysitter> Synonyms adhere (to), comply (with), conform (to), follow, goose-step (to), obey, observeRelated Words defer (to), submit (to), surrender (to), yield (to); accede (to), acquiesce (to), agree (to), assent (to); attend, hear, heed, listen (to), mark, note, notice, regard, take, watchNear Antonyms disoblige; challenge, dare; refuse, renounce, repudiate; direct, lead; brush off, disregard, ignore, overlook, overpass, pass over, tune out, wink (at); dismiss, pooh-pooh (also pooh), shrug off; breach, break, infringe, transgress, violate; deride, flout, mock, scoff (at), scorn; mutiny (against), revolt (against); buck, combat, contest, dispute, fight, oppose, resist, withstandAntonyms defy, disobey, rebel (against)

  4. 4 to be cautious of or on guard against <mind the slippery steps> Synonyms guard (against), look out (for), beware, ware, watch out (for)Related Words attend, heed, mark, note, notice; behold, discern, observe, perceive, see, watchNear Antonyms discount, disregard, ignore, miss, overlook

  5. 5 to have an interest or concern for <don't mind him; he's always complaining> Synonyms look out (for), care, watchRelated Words attend, heed, regard; note, notice, observe; empathize (with), feel (for), sympathize (with)Near Antonyms disregard, ignore, overlook

  6. 6 to take charge of especially on behalf of another <the salesperson will mind the store while the manager goes out to lunch> Synonyms attend, care (for), {h,2}tend, oversee, superintend, supervise, watchRelated Words administrate, conduct, control, direct, govern, guide, manage, operate, preside (over), regulate, run, steward; guard, patrol, protect, safeguard, shield; baby, babysit, chaperone (or chaperon), mother, shepherdNear Antonyms abandon, disregard, forget, ignore, neglect, pass over

  7. 7 to take notice of and be guided by <mind the instructions that appear at the top of the first page of the exam> Synonyms follow, listen (to), heed, note, observe, regard, watchRelated Words consider, contemplate, mull, ponder, weigh; comply (with), conform (to), keep, obey, respect; attend (to), hark (to), hear, hearken (to); mark, notice, seeNear Antonyms brush (aside or off), discount, dismiss, gloss (over), gloze (over), neglect, pass over, pooh-pooh (also pooh), scorn, shrug off; defy, flout; slight, snubAntonyms disregard, ignore, tune out




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