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mind

Synonyms of mind in English:

noun

  • 1 expand your mind
    brain, intelligence, intellect, intellectual capabilities, brains, brainpower, wits, understanding, reasoning, judgment, sense, head
    informal gray matter, brain cells, smarts
  • 2 he kept his mind on the job
    attention, thoughts, concentration, attentiveness
  • 3 the tragedy affected her mind
    sanity, mental faculties, senses, wits, reason, reasoning, judgment
    informal marbles
  • 4 Justin's words stuck in her mind
    memory, recollection
  • 5 the country's great minds
    intellect, thinker, brain, scholar, academic
  • 6 I've a mind to complain
    inclination, desire, wish, urge, notion, fancy, intention, will
  • 7 we're of the same mind
    opinion, way of thinking, outlook, attitude, view, viewpoint, point of view
  • verb

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  • 1 do you mind if I smoke?
    care, object, be bothered, be annoyed, be upset, take offense, disapprove, dislike it, look askance
    informal give a damn, give a hoot
  • 2 mind the step!
    be careful of, watch out for, look out for, beware of, be on one's guard for, be wary of
  • 3 mind you wipe your feet
    be/make sure (that) you, see (that) you;
    remember to, don't forget to
  • 4 her husband was minding the baby
    look after, take care of, keep an eye on, attend to, care for, tend, babysit
  • 5 mind what your mother says
    pay attention to, heed, pay heed to, attend to, take note/notice of, note, mark, listen to, be mindful of;
    obey, follow, comply with
  • Word links

    mental, cognitive relating to the mind
    psychology the study of the mind
    psychiatry the branch of medicine concerned with the mind

    Phrases

    be of two minds

    1
    I am of two minds about going to law school
    be undecided, be uncertain, be unsure, hesitate, waver, vacillate, hem and haw

    bear/keep in mind

    2
    just bear in mind that you are not alone
    remember, note, be mindful of, take note of

    cross one's mind

    3
    did it ever cross your mind that he just doesn't want to go?
    occur to one, enter one's mind/head, strike one, hit one, dawn on one

    give someone a piece of one's mind

    4
    I'd really like to give that lying Patterson a piece of my mind See reprimand (verb)

    have in mind

    5
    now, for the curtains, do you have a specific pattern in mind?
    think of, contemplate;
    intend, plan, propose, desire, want, wish

    never mind

    6
  • 1.1 never mind the cost
    don't bother about, don't worry about, disregard, forget
  • 2.1 never mind, it's all right now
    don't apologize, forget it, don't worry about it, it doesn't matter
  • out of one's mind

    7
  • 1.1 you must be out of your mind! See mad (sense 1)
  • 2.1 I've been out of my mind with worry
    frantic, beside oneself, distraught, in a frenzy
  • put someone in mind of

    8
    the view here puts me in mind of Amsterdam
    remind of, recall, conjure up, suggest;
    resemble, look like

    to my mind

    9
    to my mind, this is a clear case of blackmail
    in my opinion, in my view, as I see it, in my estimation, in my book, if you ask me

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