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Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determinism; the way you play it is free will.
Jawaharlal Nehru
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Etymology

From Middle English minde < Old English ġemynd (memory, remembrance, memorial, thought).

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Noun

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Singular
mind

Plural
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mind ({{{1}}})
  1. The ability for rational thought.
    Despite advancing age his mind was still as sharp as ever.
  2. The ability to be aware of things.
    There was no doubt in his mind that they would win.
  3. The ability to remember things.
    My mind just went blank.
  4. The ability to focus the thoughts.
    I can’t keep my mind on what I’m doing.
  5. Somebody that embodies certain mental qualities.
    He was one of history’s greatest minds.
  6. Judgment, opinion, or view.
    He changed his mind after hearing the speech.
  7. Desire, inclination, or intention.
    She had a mind to go to Paris.
    A mind to the madness.
  8. A healthy mental state.
    I, ______ being of sound mind and body, do hereby...
    You are losing your mind.
  9. (philosophy) The spirit of consciousness regarded as an aspect of reality.
    In the philosophy of mind, dualism is about the relationship between mind and matter.

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Verb

Infinitive
to mind

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to mind (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To pay attention to.
    Mind the gap.
    Mind one’s manners.
    Mind you, she's very able.
  2. To care, to object, to have a contrary opinion.
    I don’t mind.
  3. To look after, to take care of.
    Would you mind my bag for me?
  4. To remember.

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Estonian

Pronoun

mind

  1. me

Hungarian

Adverb

mind

  1. all, every

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Scots

Etymology

Old English ġemynd.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /mɑend/

Noun

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Singular
mind

Plural
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  1. memory, recollection.
  2. mind.

Verb

tae mind (third-person singular simple present mind, present participle it, simple past -, past participle -)

Infinitive
tae mind

Third person singular
mind

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
it

  1. To remember.
  2. To remind.
  3. To mind, care.

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