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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), 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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