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English Dictionary: Mind by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
mind
n
  1. that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason; "his mind wandered"; "I couldn't get his words out of my head"
    Synonym(s): mind, head, brain, psyche, nous
  2. recall or remembrance; "it came to mind"
  3. an opinion formed by judging something; "he was reluctant to make his judgment known"; "she changed her mind"
    Synonym(s): judgment, judgement, mind
  4. an important intellectual; "the great minds of the 17th century"
    Synonym(s): thinker, creative thinker, mind
  5. attention; "don't pay him any mind"
  6. your intention; what you intend to do; "he had in mind to see his old teacher"; "the idea of the game is to capture all the pieces"
    Synonym(s): mind, idea
  7. knowledge and intellectual ability; "he reads to improve his mind"; "he has a keen intellect"
    Synonym(s): mind, intellect
v
  1. be offended or bothered by; take offense with, be bothered by; "I don't mind your behavior"
  2. be concerned with or about something or somebody
  3. be in charge of or deal with; "She takes care of all the necessary arrangements"
    Synonym(s): take care, mind
  4. pay close attention to; give heed to; "Heed the advice of the old men"
    Synonym(s): heed, mind, listen
  5. be on one's guard; be cautious or wary about; be alert to; "Beware of telephone salesmen"
    Synonym(s): beware, mind
  6. keep in mind
    Synonym(s): mind, bear in mind
    Antonym(s): forget
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Mind \Mind\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Minded}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Minding}.] [AS. myndian, gemynd[c6]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. [bd]Mind not high things, but condescend to men
            of low estate.[b8] --Rom. xii. 16.
  
                     My lord, you nod: you do not mind the play. --Shak.
  
      2. To occupy one's self with; to employ one's self about; to
            attend to; as, to mind one's business.
  
                     Bidding him be a good child, and mind his book.
                                                                              --Addison.
  
      3. To obey; as, to mind parents; the dog minds his master.
  
      4. To have in mind; to purpose. --Beaconsfield.
  
                     I mind to tell him plainly what I think. --Shak.
  
      5. To put in mind; to remind. [Archaic] --M. Arnold.
  
                     He minded them of the mutability of all earthly
                     things.                                             --Fuller.
  
                     I do thee wrong to mind thee of it.   --Shak.
  
      {Never mind}, do not regard it; it is of no consequence; no
            matter.
  
      Syn: To notice; mark; regard; obey. See {Attend}.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Mind \Mind\, 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. [?], Skr. manas mind, man to
      think. [?][?][?][?], [?][?][?]. Cf. {Comment}, {Man}, {Mean},
      v., 3d {Mental}, {Mignonette}, {Minion}, {Mnemonic},
      {Money}.]
      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.
  
                     By the mind of man we understand that in him which
                     thinks, remembers, reasons, wills.      --Reid.
  
                     What we mean by mind is simply that which perceives,
                     thinks, feels, wills, and desires.      --Sir W.
                                                                              Hamilton.
  
                     Let every man be fully persuaded in his own mind.
                                                                              --Rom. xiv. 5.
  
                     The mind shall banquet, though the body pine.
                                                                              --Shak.
  
      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.
  
                           A fool uttereth all his mind.      --Prov. xxix.
                                                                              11.
  
                           Being so hard to me that brought your mind, I
                           fear she'll prove as hard to you in telling her
                           mind.                                          --Shak.
            (b) Choice; inclination; liking; intent; will.
  
                           If it be your minds, then let none go forth. --2
                                                                              Kings ix. 15.
            (c) Courage; spirit. --Chapman.
  
      3. Memory; remembrance; recollection; as, to have or keep in
            mind, to call to mind, to put in mind, etc.
  
      {To have a mind} [or] {great mind}, to be inclined or
            strongly inclined in purpose; -- used with an infinitive.
            [bd]Sir Roger de Coverly . . . told me that he had a great
            mind to see the new tragedy with me.[b8] --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. [bd]Regard us simply as putting
            you in mind of what you already know to be good
            policy.[b8] --Jowett (Thucyd. ).

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Mind \Mind\, v. i.
      To give attention or heed; to obey; as, the dog minds well.
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