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English noun: mind

1. mind (cognition) that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason

SamplesHis mind wandered.
I couldn't get his words out of my head.

Synonymsbrain, head, nous, psyche

Broader (hypernym)cognition, knowledge, noesis

Narrower (hyponym)ego, noddle, subconscious, subconscious mind, tabula rasa, unconscious, unconscious mind

2. mind (cognition) recall or remembrance

SamplesIt came to mind.

Broader (hypernym)recall, recollection, reminiscence

3. mind (cognition) an opinion formed by judging something

SamplesHe was reluctant to make his judgment known.
She changed her mind.

Synonymsjudgement, judgment

Broader (hypernym)opinion, persuasion, sentiment, thought, view

Narrower (hyponym)conclusion, decision, determination

4. mind (person) an important intellectual

SamplesThe great minds of the 17th century.

Synonymscreative thinker, thinker

Broader (hypernym)intellect, intellectual

5. mind (cognition) attention

SamplesDon't pay him any mind.

Broader (hypernym)notice, observance, observation

6. mind (cognition) your intention; what you intend to do

SamplesHe had in mind to see his old teacher.
The idea of the game is to capture all the pieces.


Broader (hypernym)aim, design, intent, intention, purpose

7. mind (cognition) knowledge and intellectual ability

SamplesHe reads to improve his mind.
He has a keen intellect.


Broader (hypernym)intelligence

Attributeintellectual, nonintellectual

English verb: mind

1. mind (communication) be offended or bothered by; take offense with, be bothered by

SamplesI don't mind your behavior.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

Broader (hypernym)object

Narrower (hyponym)bridle at, bridle up, bristle at, bristle up

2. mind (cognition) be concerned with or about something or somebody

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)think about

Narrower (hyponym)care, worry

3. mind (social) be in charge of or deal with

SamplesShe takes care of all the necessary arrangements.

Synonymstake care

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)care, deal, handle, manage

Narrower (hyponym)tend

4. mind (social) pay close attention to; give heed to

SamplesHeed the advice of the old men.

Synonymsheed, listen

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)obey

5. mind (cognition) be on one's guard; be cautious or wary about; be alert to

SamplesBeware of telephone salesmen.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)look out, watch, watch out

6. mind (cognition) keep in mind

Synonymsbear in mind

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

Broader (hypernym)remember, think of

Narrower (hyponym)attend to, take to heart


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