Mind Mind (m[imac]nd), 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. [1913 Webster]

My lord, you nod: you do not mind the play. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To occupy one's self with; to employ one's self about; to attend to; as, to mind one's business. [1913 Webster]

Bidding him be a good child, and mind his book. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

3. To obey; as, to mind parents; the dog minds his master. [1913 Webster]

4. To have in mind; to purpose. --Beaconsfield. [1913 Webster]

I mind to tell him plainly what I think. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

5. To put in mind; to remind. [Archaic] --M. Arnold. [1913 Webster]

He minded them of the mutability of all earthly things. --Fuller. [1913 Webster]

I do thee wrong to mind thee of it. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{Never mind}, do not regard it; it is of no consequence; no matter. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To notice; mark; regard; obey. See {Attend}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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