Associations to the word «Mind»


MIND, noun. The ability for rational thought.
MIND, noun. The ability to be aware of things.
MIND, noun. The ability to remember things.
MIND, noun. The ability to focus the thoughts.
MIND, noun. Somebody that embodies certain mental qualities.
MIND, noun. Judgment, opinion, or view.
MIND, noun. Desire, inclination, or intention.
MIND, noun. A healthy mental state.
MIND, noun. (philosophy) The non-material substance or set of processes in which consciousness, perception, affectivity, judgement, thinking, and will are based.
MIND, verb. (now) (regional) To remember. [from 14th c.]
MIND, verb. (now) (rare except in phrases) To concern oneself with, to pay attention to. [from 15th c.]
MIND, verb. (originally and chiefly in negative or interrogative constructions) To dislike, to object to; to be bothered by. [from 16th c.]
MIND, verb. (now) (chiefly North America) (Ireland) To pay attention to; to listen attentively to, to obey. [from 16th c.]
MIND, verb. To pay attention to (something); to keep one's mind on.
MIND, verb. To look after, to take care of, especially for a short period of time. [from 17th c.]
MIND, verb. (chiefly in the imperative) To make sure, to take care (that). [from 17th c.]
MIND, verb. To be careful about. [from 18th c.]
MIND, verb. (obsolete) To have in mind; to intend.
MIND, verb. (obsolete) To put in mind; to remind.
MIND BLEACH, noun. (colloquial) (humorous) brain bleach
MIND BOGGLER, noun. Alternative spelling of mind-boggler
MIND CANDY, noun. (slang) Pleasurable diversions; entertainment that serves no higher purpose.
MIND CONTROL, noun. Subverting by means of psychological tactics an individual's control of his or her mind (thinking, behavior, emotions, or decisions). One acknowledged technique to facilitate this is hypnosis.
MIND FUCK, noun. (psychology) a situation which calls into question the way your mind currently sees a certain idea or the world in general
MIND GAME, noun. (games) (psychology) An attempt at psychological manipulation against someone, in order to confuse them.
MIND GAMES, noun. Plural of mind game
MIND MAP, noun. A diagram used to represent words, ideas, tasks or other items linked to and arranged radially around a central key word or idea.
MIND MAPS, noun. Plural of mind map
MIND ONE'S BUSINESS, verb. Alternative form of mind one's own business
MIND ONE'S OWN BUSINESS, verb. (idiomatic) To concern oneself only with what is of interest to oneself and not interfere in the affairs of others.
MIND ONE'S P'S AND Q'S, verb. (idiomatic) Alternative spelling of mind one's p's and q's
MIND ONE'S PS AND QS, verb. (idiomatic) To be very careful to behave correctly.
MIND OUT, verb. Look out; watch out; be vigilant
MIND READER, noun. Alternative form of mind-reader
MIND RHYME, noun. A form of rhyme in which a rhyming word is omitted, and left to be heard only in the reader's mind
MIND RHYMES, noun. Plural of mind rhyme
MIND SHARE, noun. Alternative spelling of mindshare
MIND THE GAP, verb. Be careful of the gap between the vehicle and the platform it is near, in boarding or alighting.
MIND THE STORE, verb. (literally) To remain present in a retail business, in order to maintain the security of the premises and to serve customers.
MIND THE STORE, verb. (idiomatic) (by extension) To take active responsibility for a group or process, especially within an organization.

Dictionary definition

MIND, noun. 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".
MIND, noun. Recall or remembrance; "it came to mind".
MIND, noun. An opinion formed by judging something; "he was reluctant to make his judgment known"; "she changed her mind".
MIND, noun. An important intellectual; "the great minds of the 17th century".
MIND, noun. Attention; "don't pay him any mind".
MIND, noun. 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".
MIND, noun. Knowledge and intellectual ability; "he reads to improve his mind"; "he has a keen intellect".
MIND, verb. Be offended or bothered by; take offense with, be bothered by; "I don't mind your behavior".
MIND, verb. Be concerned with or about something or somebody.
MIND, verb. Be in charge of or deal with; "She takes care of all the necessary arrangements".
MIND, verb. Pay close attention to; give heed to; "Heed the advice of the old men".
MIND, verb. Be on one's guard; be cautious or wary about; be alert to; "Beware of telephone salesmen".
MIND, verb. Keep in mind.

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy