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Mind

Usage statistics for the noun mind:

spoken English42.46%written English57.54% conversational speech35.82%task-oriented speech64.18% imaginative writing71.02%informational writing28.98%
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Mind is sometimes a misspelling of mine.

The word mind is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun mind

What does mind mean as a name of something?

Mind is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.View more statistics!

noun - plural: minds

  1. that which is responsible for one's thoughts, feelings, and conscious brain functions; the seat of the faculty of reason
  2. recall or remembrance
  3. an opinion formed by judging something
  4. an important intellectual
  5. attention
  6. your intention; what you intend to do
    • example: he had in mind to see his old teacher
    • lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
    • synonym of mind: idea
    • more generic words: aim / design / intent / intention / purpose = an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
  7. knowledge and intellectual ability

Alternative definition of the noun mind

noun

  1. The ability for rational thought.
  2. The ability to be aware of things.
  3. The ability to remember things.
  4. The ability to focus the thoughts.
  5. Somebody that embodies certain mental qualities.
  6. Judgment, opinion, or view.
  7. Desire, inclination, or intention.
  8. A healthy mental state.
  9. [philosophy] The non-material substance or set of processes in which consciousness, feeling, thinking, and will are based.

Definition of the verb mind

What does mind mean as a doing word?

Mind is one of the top 1000 most common verbs. It is used mostly in conversational speech, being one of the top 50 most common verbs in conversational spoken English.View more statistics!

verb - inflections: minded | minding | minds

  1. be offended or bothered by; take offense with, be bothered by
    • example: I don't mind your behavior
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Experiencer - being or organization] [Verb]He doesn't care
      [Experiencer - being or organization] [Verb] [Cause, that-complement clause]He doesn't care that she comes
      [Experiencer - being or organization] [Verb] [Cause, wh-complement clause]He doesn't care whether she comes
    • lexical domain: Communication - verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing
    • more generic word: object = express or raise an objection or protest or criticism or express dissent
    • more specific terms: bristle at / bristle up / bridle at / bridle up = show anger or indignation
  2. be concerned with or about something or somebody
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formulaVerbs with the same syntax
      [Experiencer - being or organization] [Verb]He doesn't careVerb of Caring
      [Experiencer - being or organization] [Verb] [Cause, that-complement clause]He doesn't care that she comes
      [Experiencer - being or organization] [Verb] [Cause, wh-complement clause]He doesn't care whether she comes
      [Cause] [Verb] by [Experiencer]The beauty of the Grand Canyon has been marveled over by countless touristsVerbs of Psychological State: bother, care, fret, moon, rage, rejoice, rhapsodize, worry
      [Experiencer - being] [Verb]I will suffer
      [Experiencer - being] [Verb] about [Cause]We cared about the opera
    • lexical domain: Cognition - verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting
    • more generic term: think about = have on one's mind, think about actively
    • more specific words: worry / care = be concerned with
  3. be in charge of or deal with
    • lexical domain: Activities - verbs of political and social activities and events
    • synonym of mind: take care
    • more generic words: care / deal / handle / manage = be in charge of, act on, or dispose of
    • more specific word: tend = manage or run
  4. pay close attention to; give heed to
    • lexical domain: Activities - verbs of political and social activities and events
    • synonyms of mind: heed / listen
    • more generic word: obey = be obedient to
  5. be on one's guard; be cautious or wary about; be alert to
    • lexical domain: Cognition - verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting
    • synonym of mind: beware
    • more generic terms: look out / watch / watch out = be vigilant, be on the lookout or be careful
  6. keep in mind

Alternative definition of the verb mind

verb

  1. [context: now regional] To remember. [definition from 14th c.]
  2. [context: now rare except in phrases] To concern oneself with, to pay attention to. [definition from 15th c.]
  3. [context: originally and chiefly in negative or interrogative constructions] To dislike, to object to; to be bothered by. [definition from 16th c.]
  4. [context: now chiefly North America, Ireland] To pay attention to; to listen attentively to, to obey. [definition from 16th c.]
  5. To look after, to take care of, especially for a short period of time. [definition from 17th c.]
  6. [context: chiefly in imperative] To make sure, to take care ([term, that]). [definition from 17th c.]
  7. To be careful about. [definition from 18th c.]

Characters

  1. Mind: In Iain M. Banks' Culture series, most larger starships, some inhabited planets and all orbitals have their own Minds: sentient, hyperintelligent machines originally built by biological species which have evolved, redesigned themselves, and become many times more intelligent than their original creators.
  2. Mind is a fictional character from the 2009 Thai comedy film Sassy Player.

There are other characters with mind in their name, like Mind Wave.

Writings

"Mind" is a book by Sivananda Saraswati.

  • also known as "Mind: its mysteries and control"

Films

  1. "Mind": "Look Who's Morphing writer Tom Cho reflects upon his experiences as a Chinese tomboy growing up in Australia who felt deeply the disappointment of his mother when he rejected dolls and pink walls in favor of Star Wars toys and Godzilla. Mind artfully incorporates archival, fantasy and interview footage to illustrate Cho's descriptions of transition as both a creative and destructive process." - Quoting the description from the 2011 San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival site.
    • country: Australia
    • language: English Language
    • director: Emma Cummings
    • genres: Documentary film, LGBT
    • subjects: Parenting, Coming out
    • released in (4 years ago)
  2. "Mind" is a 2009 short film directed by Emma Crimmings.

Music

  1. "Mind" was a single by Liverpool-based pop group The Farm, released as the first single off their second album Love See No Colour. It was released in 12 August 1991, having been produced by Graham "Suggs" McPherson of Madness. The single peaked at #31 on the UK Singles Chart.
  2. "MIND" is a musical album of ROUAGE.
    • released on (18 years ago)
  3. "mind" is a musical album of Mîna Tominaga.
    • released on (23 years ago)
  4. "Mind" is a musical single of Tomcraft.
    • released on (17 years ago)
  5. "Mind" is a musical single of The Farm.
    • released in (24 years ago)
  6. "Mind" is a musical EP of Kas Product.
    • released in (35 years ago)
  7. "Mind" is a musical EP of Reveal.
    • released in

Group

Mind a.k.a. Mind! is a musical group.

  • album: "Stunde Null"

Miscellanea

  1. Mind: A mind is the set of cognitive faculties that enables consciousness, perception, thinking, judgement, and memory—a characteristic of humans, but which also may apply to other life forms.
    • also known as จิตใจ, 心灵
  2. Mind is a mental health charity in England and Wales. Founded in 1946 as the National Association for Mental Health, it celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2006.
    • also known as National Association for Mental Health
    • official website: www.mind.org.uk
  3. Mind is a periodical, journal.
  4. minD is a gene.
  5. The MinD protein is one of three proteins encoded by the minB operon and also a part of the ParA family of ATPases. It is required to generate pole to pole oscillations prior to bacterial cell division as a means of specifying the midzone of the cell. It is a peripheral membrane ATPase involved in plasmid partitioning.

Phrases with Mind

Phrases starting with the word Mind:

  1. Mind map
  2. Mind You
  3. mind-set
  4. Mind Fuck
  5. mind game
  6. Mind-body
  7. Mind-Read
  8. Mind Rhyme
  9. Mind's Ear
  10. mind's eye
  11. mind reader
  12. Mind-Reader

Phrases ending with the word Mind:

  1. Bad Mind
  2. Open Mind
  3. Never Mind
  4. Half a Mind
  5. Months Mind
  6. bear in mind
  7. Call To Mind
  8. come to mind

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Mind

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Google previewThe Corridor of Life (2014)

by Pius Yao Ashiara

The Human Mind is a demigod, butit has to be developed to think. At birth, the head, generally, appears...

Google previewSongs of the Soul

MIND IS A SEED SPLIT INTO MEMORIES AND HOPES Mind is a seed split into Memories and Hopes It rejoices over what in the Past gave it pleasure During Man's entire life it feeds itself on dopes Grieved by Past, in Future, it seeks its ...

Google previewZen Battles (2009)

Modern Commentary on the Teachings of Master Linji by Thich Nhat Hanh

Our mind is a garden, and our garden has been ignored for a long time. The soil is hard, and brambles and wild grasses are growing everywhere. To practice is to come back and care for our garden. We are the gardener, our mind is the earth, ...

Google previewPower of Positive Impact (2012)

Using the Little Things to Make a Difference by Love Otuechere

mind is a storage area and network to process past and present information analytically, as well as to stay connected, manage time, and grow relationships, business, and family for success. An informed mind senses and receives high- speed ...

Google previewDictionary Mind of Poetic Thoughts

by kodi me'chele

MIND. OF. POETIC. THOUGHTS.

Google previewBertrand Russell's Dictionary of Mind, Matter and Morals (2014)

by Bertrand Arthur William Russell

supply all the “stuff” of the mind, and that everything else can be analysed into groups of sensations related in various ways, or characteristics of sensations or of groups of sensations.

Google previewA Dictionary of Poetical Illustrations (1877)

Specially Selected with View to the Needs of the Pulpit and Platform by Robert Aitkin Bertram

MIND MINISTER Accident may modify, circumstances may bevel, externals seem to change it, But still the primitive crystal is latent in its many variations : For the map of the face, and the picture of the eye, are traced by the pen of passion ; And ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of New Age Beliefs (1996)

by John Ankerberg, John Weldon

Mind Control □ Info at a Glance □ Introduction and Influence □ The Psychic Life of Jose Silva □ Reasons for Success □ The SMC Course: Mental Power through Positive Thinking, Visualization, and Hypnosis □ Theology • Jose Silva and ...

Google previewSinhalese English Dictionary (1982)

by B. Clough

(®ai mind, ®6 to agitate) name of Kama, the Hindu Cupid; elephant or wood apple, feronia elephantian, [Colloq. §g(3 diwuH; love, amorous passion or desire; twenty- eighth year of the Indian cycle of sixty. , Manmada, la. name of Kama, god of ...

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Usage statistics about mind

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Usage statistics for the noun mind:

spoken English42.46%written English57.54% conversational speech35.82%task-oriented speech64.18% imaginative writing71.02%informational writing28.98%

Usage statistics for the verb mind:

spoken English81.53%written English18.47% conversational speech80.1%task-oriented speech19.9%

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun mind:

intellectthinkerjudgementjudgmentbrainmindideahead

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb mind:

heedmindlisten

Comparison of usage frequency between the verb mind and its most common antonym:

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Quotes about Mind

The mind
Flickering and unsteady
The mind
If uncontrolled
The mind
Control you
The mind
Kidnapped your
Peace and happiness. (Gajanan Mishra)
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Scrabble value of M3I1N1D2

The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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