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Definition of Mind


  1. 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 body.
  2. The state, at any given time, of the faculties of thinking, willing, choosing, and the like; psychical activity or state; as: (a) Opinion; judgment; belief.
  3. Choice; inclination; liking; intent; will.
  4. Courage; spirit.
  5. Memory; remembrance; recollection; as, to have or keep in mind, to call to mind, to put in mind, etc.
  6. To fix the mind or thoughts on; to regard with attention; to treat as of consequence; to consider; to heed; to mark; to note.
  7. To occupy one's self with; to employ one's self about; to attend to; as, to mind one's business.
  8. To obey; as, to mind parents; the dog minds his master.
  9. To have in mind; to purpose.
  10. To put in mind; to remind.
  11. To give attention or heed; to obey; as, the dog minds well.
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Mind Translations

mind in Afrikaans is gees
mind in Danish is fornuft
mind in Dutch is verstand, geest, intellect
mind in Finnish is mieli
mind in French is esprit, observer
mind in German is Sinn, Absicht {f}, Ansicht, Meinung
mind in Italian is mente, giudizio, accezione, osservare
mind in Latin is mens mentis
mind in Portuguese is mente, observar
mind in Spanish is genio, mente