remind

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verb re·mind \ri-ˈmīnd\

Definition of remind

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to put in mind of something :  cause to remember

reminder

noun

Examples of remind in a Sentence

  1. She'll forget to call the doctor if you don't remind her.

  2. Remind me to buy some groceries after work.

  3. I constantly have to be reminded how to pronounce her name.

  4. I had to remind him that we were supposed to leave early.

  5. The audience was reminded to turn their cell phones off in the theater.

  6. The mail just arrived. That reminds me, did you mail that letter I gave you yesterday?

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First Known Use of remind

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Synonym Discussion of remind

remember, recollect, recall, remind, reminisce mean to bring an image or idea from the past into the mind. remember implies a keeping in memory that may be effortless or unwilled. remembers that day as though it were yesterday recollect implies a bringing back to mind what is lost or scattered. as near as I can recollect recall suggests an effort to bring back to mind and often to re-create in speech. can't recall the words of the song remind suggests a jogging of one's memory by an association or similarity. that reminds me of a story reminisce implies a casual often nostalgic recalling of experiences long past and gone. old college friends like to reminisce


REMIND Defined for English Language Learners

remind

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verb

Definition of remind for English Language Learners

  • : to make (someone) think about something again : to cause (someone) to remember something


REMIND Defined for Kids

remind

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verb re·mind \ri-ˈmīnd\

Definition of remind for Students

reminded

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reminding

  1. :  to cause to remember I'm calling to remind you of your appointment.

reminder

noun


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