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I would have been content to just do studio work, making it on my own never really entered my mind.
Glen Campbell

Meaning of "mind" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD MIND

Old English gemynd mind; related to Old High German gimunt memory.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF MIND

mind  [maɪnd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MIND

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Mind is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb mind in English.

WHAT DOES MIND MEAN IN ENGLISH?

mind

Mind

A mind /ˈmaɪnd/ 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. A lengthy tradition of inquiries in philosophy, religion, psychology and cognitive science has sought to develop an understanding of what a mind is and what its distinguishing properties are. The main question regarding the nature of mind is its relation to the physical brain and nervous system – a question which is often framed as the Mind-body problem, which considers whether mind is somehow separate from physical existence, deriving from and reducible to physical phenomena such as neurological processes, or whether the mind is identical with the brain or some activity of the brain. Another question concerns which types of beings are capable of having minds, for example whether mind is exclusive to humans, possessed also by some or all animals, by all living things, or whether mind can also be a property of some types of man-made machines.

Definition of mind in the English dictionary

The first definition of mind in the dictionary is the human faculty to which are ascribed thought, feeling, etc; often regarded as an immaterial part of a person. Other definition of mind is intelligence or the intellect, esp as opposed to feelings or wishes. Mind is also recollection or remembrance; memory.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO MIND

PRESENT

Present
I mind
you mind
he/she/it minds
we mind
you mind
they mind
Present continuous
I am minding
you are minding
he/she/it is minding
we are minding
you are minding
they are minding
Present perfect
I have minded
you have minded
he/she/it has minded
we have minded
you have minded
they have minded
Present perfect continuous
I have been minding
you have been minding
he/she/it has been minding
we have been minding
you have been minding
they have been minding
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I minded
you minded
he/she/it minded
we minded
you minded
they minded
Past continuous
I was minding
you were minding
he/she/it was minding
we were minding
you were minding
they were minding
Past perfect
I had minded
you had minded
he/she/it had minded
we had minded
you had minded
they had minded
Past perfect continuous
I had been minding
you had been minding
he/she/it had been minding
we had been minding
you had been minding
they had been minding
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will mind
you will mind
he/she/it will mind
we will mind
you will mind
they will mind
Future continuous
I will be minding
you will be minding
he/she/it will be minding
we will be minding
you will be minding
they will be minding
Future perfect
I will have minded
you will have minded
he/she/it will have minded
we will have minded
you will have minded
they will have minded
Future perfect continuous
I will have been minding
you will have been minding
he/she/it will have been minding
we will have been minding
you will have been minding
they will have been minding
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would mind
you would mind
he/she/it would mind
we would mind
you would mind
they would mind
Conditional continuous
I would be minding
you would be minding
he/she/it would be minding
we would be minding
you would be minding
they would be minding
Conditional perfect
I would have mind
you would have mind
he/she/it would have mind
we would have mind
you would have mind
they would have mind
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been minding
you would have been minding
he/she/it would have been minding
we would have been minding
you would have been minding
they would have been minding
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you mind
we let´s mind
you mind
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to mind
Past participle
minded
Present Participle
minding
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MIND


behind
bɪˈhaɪnd
bind
baɪnd
blind
blaɪnd
combined
kəmˈbaɪnd
confined
kənˈfaɪnd
find
faɪnd
grind
ɡraɪnd
hind
haɪnd
humankind
ˌhjuːmənˈkaɪnd
inclined
ɪnˈklaɪnd
kind
kaɪnd
lined
ˈlaɪnd
mankind
ˌmænˈkaɪnd
one-of-a-kind
ˌwʌnəvəˈkaɪnd
refined
rɪˈfaɪnd
remind
rɪˈmaɪnd
resigned
rɪˈzaɪnd
rewind
riːˈwaɪnd
undefined
ˌʌndɪˈfaɪnd
unsigned
ʌnˈsaɪnd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MIND

mincy
mind game
mind games
Mind Map
mind one´s p´s and q´s
mind out
mind reader
mind reading
mind you
mind-altering
mind-bender
mind-bending
mind-blowing
mind-body problem
mind-boggling
mind-expanding
mind-numbing
mind-numbingly
mind-reader
mind-reading

WORDS THAT END LIKE MIND

an axe to grind
call to mind
change one´s mind
double-blind
have in the wind
in the teeth of the wind
in the wind
Lind
make up one´s mind
mastermind
nevermind
on one´s mind
peace of mind
rind
Sind
state of mind
tamarind
unwind
whirlwind
wind

Synonyms and antonyms of mind in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «MIND»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «mind» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of mind

Translation of «mind» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MIND

Find out the translation of mind to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of mind from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «mind» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

头脑
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

mente
570 millions of speakers

English

mind
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عَقْلٌ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

разум
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

mente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

esprit
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Fikiran
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Geist
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

마음
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pikiran
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tâm trí
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மனதில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

us
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

mente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

umysł
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

розум
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

minte
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

νους
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gedagte
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hjärna
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sinn
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of mind

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MIND»

The term «mind» is very widely used and occupies the 1.655 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of mind
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MIND» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «mind» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «mind» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about mind

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «MIND»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word mind.
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Lorraine Adams
I can't imagine not reporting. It's such a habit of mind for me, I do it even in my social life. If I'm nervous at a party, I just start interviewing people.
2
Washington Allston
Distinction is the consequence, never the object of a great mind.
3
Bill Ayers
It's amazing where the paranoid mind can take you.
4
David Alan Basche
I do have a chore schedule - in my mind. I don't tell anyone I have it, but it's in my mind.
5
Hans Bender
Things you create with your mind are always part of your postmortal life, whether they seem real or not.
6
Kevin Bleyer
Never mind what makes Canada's constitution so special. Probably something to do with hockey, or the inalienable right to poutine, or securing the blessings of Rick Moranis.
7
Dorothea Brande
Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier.
8
Pat Buchanan
The food that enters the mind must be watched as closely as the food that enters the body.
9
Tony Buzan
For all aspects of memory, keep yourself physically fit. My catchphrase is, 'Healthy mind, healthy body, healthy body, healthy mind.' Your memory needs oxygen as fuel, so why not feed it often?
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Glen Campbell
I would have been content to just do studio work, making it on my own never really entered my mind.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MIND»

Discover the use of mind in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to mind and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Millionaire Mind
Distinguishing the qualities that separate the prosperous from everyone else, the author mixes statistical data and lively anecdotes to plumb the secrets behind generating wealth. Reprint.
Thomas J. Stanley, 2001
2
Language and Mind
Presents a collection of essays on language and mind. This book brings the author's influential approach into the twenty-first century.
Noam Chomsky, 2006
3
A Beautiful Mind
The inspiration for a major motion picture directed by Ron Howard, Sylvia Nasar's award-winning biography is a drama about the mystery of the human mind, a triumph over incredible adversity, and the healing power of love.
Sylvia Nasar, 2012
4
Mind: Introduction to Cognitive Science
An elementary description of the main theories and problems of cognitive science, accessible to readers with different interests and backgrounds.
Paul Thagard, 2005
5
Mind: A Historical and Philosophical Introduction to the ...
An historical overview and evaluation of modern psychologys theoretical foundations, 'Mind' ranges from Descartes to dynamics in its discussion of such topics as introspectionism, psychoanalysis, behaviorism, and the varieties of ...
André Kukla, Joel Walmsley, 2006
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Earth in Mind: On Education, Environment, and the Human Prospect
In Earth in Mind, noted environmental educator David W. Orr focuses not on problems in education, but on the problem of education.
David W. Orr, 2004
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Quiet Your Mind: How to Quieten Upsetting Thoughts and ...
By mastering the simple mind-management practices in this guide, you will discover how to keep your mind focused with increased calm, clarity and control.
John Selby, 2011
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Closing of the American Mind
The Closing of the American Mind, a publishing phenomenon in hardcover, is now a paperback literary event.
Allan Bloom, 2008
9
An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness
An Unquiet Mind is a memoir of enormous candor, vividness, and wisdom—a deeply powerful book that has both transformed and saved lives. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Kay Redfield Jamison, 2009
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The Conscious Mind: In Search of a Fundamental Theory
Writing in a rigorous, thought-provoking style, the author takes us on a far-reaching tour through the philosophical ramifications of consciousness, offering provocative insights into the relationship between mind and brain.
David J. Chalmers, 1996

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MIND»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term mind is used in the context of the following news items.
1
'Always on My Mind' Songwriter Wayne Carson Dead at 72
But it's "Always on My Mind," a song Carson reportedly wrote at his kitchen table in about 10 minutes, which would eventually earn him Grammy ... «RollingStone.com, Jul 15»
2
AFL future not on Patrick Dangerfield's mind
"It wasn't the meeting where I've made my decision ... it's honestly been the last thing on my mind," he said. "As all good managers do, (they) ... «The Age, Jul 15»
3
Nigeria: Buhari promises to recover 'mind-boggling' stolen oil …
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has said his government will trace and recover what he called “mind-boggling” sums of money stolen ... «Mail & Guardian Online, Jul 15»
4
College's 24-hour cycle challenge for Mind
Motivated Nelson and Colne College staff have travelled more than 1,900 miles in a gruelling 24-hour cycle challenge for Lancashire Mind. «Pendle Today, Jul 15»
5
DeAndre Jordan explains what went through his mind when he …
By changing his mind, and backing out of his deal with the Mavericks to re-sign with the Clippers, Jordan had spurned Mavericks owner Mark ... «Business Insider, Jul 15»
6
Director Neeraj Ghaywan kept Richa Chadha in mind while scripting …
New Delhi: Filmmaker Neeraj Ghaywan kept actress Richa Chadha in mind while writing the script for award-winning film Masaan. «Firstpost, Jul 15»
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Jefferson changes his mind, will play for Cavaliers
Rarely does a team have a player change his mind during free agency after making an oral commitment to that team. Unless you are the Dallas ... «Fort Worth Star Telegram, Jul 15»
8
Probably Not the Kind of Equality Women Had in Mind
22 per day--the suicide rate for veterans--not just male veterans. Women veterans commit suicide at the same rate as their male counterparts. «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
9
Mind MGMT #35 Review
Meru and the small resistance she has assembled are too late. Mind Management is operational, with orders to remake the world. In a last-ditch ... «Unleash The Fanboy, Jul 15»
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$10.7 billion profit: Why analysts are unhappy despite Apple's mind
"That's mind-boggling" growth for a company that produces more than $200 billion in annual revenue and clocks in with a market capitalization ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Mind [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/mind>. Nov 2019 ».
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