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Mind (m&ī;nd), n. [AS. mynd, gemynd; akin to OHG. minna memory, love, G. minne love, Dan. minde mind, memory, remembrance, consent, vote, Sw. minne memory, Icel. minni, Goth. gamunds, L. mens, mentis, mind, Gr. me`nos, Skr. manas mind, man to think. √104, 278. Cf. Comment, Man, Mean, v., 3d Mental, Mignonette, Minion, Mnemonic, Money.]
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1. The intellectual or rational faculty in man; the understanding; the intellect; the power that conceives, judges, or reasons; also, the entire spiritual nature; the soul; -- often in distinction from the body.
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By the mind of man we understand that in him which thinks, remembers, reasons, wills. Reid.
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What we mean by mind is simply that which perceives, thinks, feels, wills, and desires. Sir W. Hamilton.
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Let every man be fully persuaded in his own mind. Rom. xiv. 5.
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The mind shall banquet, though the body pine. Shak.
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2. The state, at any given time, of the faculties of thinking, willing, choosing, and the like; psychical activity or state; as: (a) Opinion; judgment; belief.
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A fool uttereth all his mind. Prov. xxix. 11.
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Being so hard to me that brought your mind, I fear she'll prove as hard to you in telling her mind. Shak.
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(b) Choice; inclination; liking; intent; will.
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If it be your minds, then let none go forth. 2 Kings ix. 15.
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(c) Courage; spirit. Chapman.
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3. Memory; remembrance; recollection; as, to have or keep in mind, to call to mind, to put in mind, etc.
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To have a mind or To have a great mind, to be inclined or strongly inclined in purpose; -- used with an infinitive.Sir Roger de Coverly . . . told me that he had a great mind to see the new tragedy with me.” Addison. -- To lose one's mind, to become insane, or imbecile. -- To make up one's mind, to come to an opinion or decision; to determine. -- To put in mind, to remind.Regard us simply as putting you in mind of what you already know to be good policy.” Jowett (Thucyd. ).
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Mind (m&ī;nd), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Minded; p. pr. & vb. n. Minding.] [AS. myndian, gemynd&ī;an to remember. See Mind, n.] 1. To fix the mind or thoughts on; to regard with attention; to treat as of consequence; to consider; to heed; to mark; to note.Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate.” Rom. xii. 16.
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My lord, you nod: you do not mind the play. Shak.
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2. To occupy one's self with; to employ one's self about; to attend to; as, to mind one's business.
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Bidding him be a good child, and mind his book. Addison.
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3. To obey; as, to mind parents; the dog minds his master.
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4. To have in mind; to purpose. Beaconsfield.
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I mind to tell him plainly what I think. Shak.
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5. To put in mind; to remind. [Archaic] M. Arnold.
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He minded them of the mutability of all earthly things. Fuller.
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I do thee wrong to mind thee of it. Shak.
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Never mind, do not regard it; it is of no consequence; no matter.
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Syn. -- To notice; mark; regard; obey. See Attend.
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Mind, v. i. To give attention or heed; to obey; as, the dog minds well.
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