What is the meaning of mind?


  • That which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason.
    • usage: "his mind wandered"; "I couldn't get his words out of my head"
  • Recall or remembrance.
    • usage: "it came to mind"
  • An opinion formed by judging something.
    • usage: "he was reluctant to make his judgment known"; "she changed her mind"
  • An important intellectual.
    • usage: "the great minds of the 17th century"
  • Attention.
    • usage: "don't pay him any mind"
  • Your intention; what you intend to do.
    • usage: "he had in mind to see his old teacher"; "the idea of the game is to capture all the pieces"
  • Knowledge and intellectual ability.
    • usage: "he reads to improve his mind"; "he has a keen intellect"


  • Be offended or bothered by; take offense with, be bothered by.
    • usage: "I don't mind your behavior"
  • Be concerned with or about something or somebody.
  • Be in charge of or deal with.
    • usage: "She takes care of all the necessary arrangements"
  • Pay close attention to; give heed to.
    • usage: "Heed the advice of the old men"
  • Be on one's guard; be cautious or wary about; be alert to.
    • usage: "Beware of telephone salesmen"
  • Keep in mind.
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APAWordNet. (2010). mind. Retrieved April 20, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/mind/definitions/1213641
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