have a mind of one's own

Definition of have a mind of one's own

  1. :  to have one's own ideas and make one's own choices about what should be done Her parents want her to go to college, but she has a mind of her own and insists on trying to become an actress. —often used figuratively I can't get the camera to work right. It seems to have a mind of its own.

Word by Word Definitions

mindplay
  1. :  recollection, memory

    :  the element or complex (see 1complex 1) of elements in an individual that feels, perceives, thinks, wills, and especially reasons

    :  the conscious mental events and capabilities in an organism

  1. :  remind

    :  remember

    :  to attend to closely

  1. : used to express immediate or direct kinship

  1. :  to have or hold as property :  possess

    :  to have power or mastery over

    :  to acknowledge to be true, valid, or as claimed :  admit


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