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mind

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1 the part of a person that feels, thinks, perceives, wills, and especially reasons
  • scientists still disagree about exactly where the mind is located

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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

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4 the power or process of recalling what has been previously learned or experienced
  • call to mind the events of last year

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mind

verb

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1 to pay attention especially through the act of hearing
  • you'll be in big trouble if you don't straighten up and mind

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2 chiefly dialect to bring back to mind
  • I seem to mind such a tale from way back

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4 to be cautious of or on guard against
  • mind the slippery steps

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5 to have an interest or concern for
  • don't mind him; he's always complaining

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6 to take charge of especially on behalf of another
  • the salesperson will mind the store while the manager goes out to lunch

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7 to take notice of and be guided by
  • mind the instructions that appear at the top of the first page of the exam

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The first known use of mind was before the 12th century

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“Mind.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mind. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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