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  5  definitions  found 
 
  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.  ``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.  ). 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mind  \Mind\,  v.  i. 
  To  give  attention  or  heed;  to  obey;  as  the  dog  minds  well 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mind  \Mind\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Minded};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Minding}.]  [AS.  myndian  gemynd[=i]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. 
 
  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  WordNet  r  1.6  [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"  [syn:  {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"  [syn:  {judgment}, 
  {judgement}] 
  4:  an  intellectual  being  "the  great  minds  of  the  17th  century" 
  [syn:  {thinker}] 
  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"  [syn:  {idea}] 
  7:  knowledge  and  intellectual  ability;  "he  reads  to  improve  his 
  mind";  "he  has  a  keen  intellect"  [syn:  {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  [syn:  {worry}] 
  3:  be  in  charge  of  or  deal  with  "She  takes  care  of  all  the 
  necessary  arrangements"  [syn:  {take  care}] 
  4:  pay  close  attention  to  give  heed  to  "Heed  the  advice  of 
  the  old  men"  [syn:  {heed},  {listen}] 
  5:  be  on  one's  guard;  be  cautious  or  wary  about  be  alert  to 
  "Beware  of  telephone  salesmen"  [syn:  {beware}] 
  6:  keep  in  mind  [syn:  {bear  in  mind}]  [ant:  {forget}] 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  MIND,  n.  A  mysterious  form  of  matter  secreted  by  the  brain.  Its 
  chief  activity  consists  in  the  endeavor  to  ascertain  its  own  nature, 
  the  futility  of  the  attempt  being  due  to  the  fact  that  it  has  nothing 
  but  itself  to  know  itself  with  From  the  Latin  _mens_,  a  fact  unknown 
  to  that  honest  shoe-seller,  who  observing  that  his  learned  competitor 
  over  the  way  had  displayed  the  motto  "_Mens  conscia  recti_," 
  emblazoned  his  own  front  with  the  words  "Men's,  women's  and  children's 
  conscia  recti." 
 
 




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