Webster 1913 Edition
gemynd; akin to OHG.
minnamemory, love, G.
mindemind, memory, remembrance, consent, vote, Sw.
mentis, mind, Gr.
manto think. √104, 278. Cf.
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
mindof man we understand that in him which thinks, remembers, reasons, wills.
What we mean by
mindis simply that which perceives, thinks, feels, wills, and desires.
Sir W. Hamilton.
Let every man be fully persuaded in his own
Rom. xiv. 5.
mindshall banquet, though the body pine.
The state, at any given time, of the faculties of thinking, willing, choosing, and the like; psychical activity or state;
Opinion; judgment; belief.
A fool uttereth all his
Prov. xxix. 11.
Being so hard to me that brought your
mind, I fear she’ll prove as hard to you in telling her
Choice; inclination; liking; intent; will.
If it be your
minds, then let none go forth.
2 Kings ix. 15.
Memory; remembrance; recollection;
as, to have or keep in
mind, to call to
mind, to put in
To have a mindor
To have a 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.”
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. ).
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
gemyndīanto remember. See
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
To occupy one's self with; to employ one's self about; to attend to;
Bidding him be a good child, and
mindparents; the dog
To have in mind; to purpose.
mindto tell him plainly what I think.
To put in mind; to remind.
mindedthem of the mutability of all earthly things.
I do thee wrong to
mindthee of it.
do not regard it; it is of no consequence; no matter.
Syn. – To notice; mark; regard; obey. See
To give attention or heed; to obey;
as, the dog.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Intention; purpose; design.
The sacrifice of the wicked is abomination; how much more, when he bringeth it with a wicked mind. Prov.21.
2.Inclination; will; desire; a sense much used, but expressing less than settled purpose; as in the common phrases, 'I wish to know your mind;' 'let me know your mind;' 'he had a mind to go;' 'he has a partner to his mind.'
3.Opinion; as, to express one's mind. We are of one mind.
4.Memory; remembrance; as, to put one in mind; to call to mind; the fact is out of my mind; time out of mind. From the operations of the intellect in man,this word came to signify.
5.The intellectual or intelligent power in man; the understanding; the power that conceives, judges or reasons.
I fear I am not in my perfect mind.
So we speak of a sound mind, a disordered mind, a weak mind, a strong mind, with reference to the active powers of the understanding; and in a passive sense, it denotes capacity, as when we say, the mind cannot comprehend a subject.
6.The heart or seat of affection.
Which were a grief of mind to Isaac and Rebekah. Gen.26.
7.The will and affection; as readiness of mind. Acts.17.
8.The implanted principle of grace. Rom.7.
Cease to request me; let us mind our way.
Mind not high things. Rom.12.
1.To attend to or regard with submission; to obey. His father told him to desist, but he would not mind him.
2.To put in mind; to remind.
3.To intend; to mean.
When one of them mindeth to go into rebellion.