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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Mind \Mind\ (m[imac]nd), verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Minded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Minding}.] [AS. myndian, gemynd[imac]an to remember. See {Mind}, noun]

1. 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 mind the play. --Shak.

2. To occupy one's self with; to employ one's self about; to attend to; as, to mind one's business.

Bidding him be a good child, and mind his book. --Addison.

3. To obey; as, to mind parents; the dog minds his master.

4. To have in mind; to purpose. --Beaconsfield.

I mind to tell him plainly what I think. --Shak.

5. To put in mind; to remind. [Archaic] --M. Arnold.

He minded them of the mutability of all earthly things. --Fuller.

I do thee wrong to mind thee of it. --Shak.

{Never mind}, do not regard it; it is of no consequence; no matter.

Syn: To notice; mark; regard; obey. See {Attend}.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Minded \Mind"ed\, adjective Disposed; inclined; having a mind.

Joseph . . . was minded to put her away privily. --Matt. i. 19.

If men were minded to live virtuously. --Tillotson.

Note: Minded is much used in composition; as, high-minded, feeble-minded, bloody-minded, sober-minded, double-minded.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

minded

adjective

1: (used in combination) mentally oriented toward something specified; "civic-minded"; "career-minded"

2: (usually followed by 'to') naturally disposed toward; "he is apt to ignore matters he considers unimportant"; "I am not minded to answer any questions" [syn: {apt(p)}, {disposed(p)}, {given(p)}, {minded(p)}, {tending(p)}]


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