remind

remind
re|mind [ rı`maınd ] verb transitive ***
1. ) to tell someone again about an event from the past or about a fact that they used to know:
I can't think of his name can you remind me?
remind someone of/about something: Can you remind us about your plans for the building?
remind someone that: She reminded me that we had in fact met before, at a conference in Washington.
2. ) to help someone to remember something that they have to do:
remind someone to do something: Remind Jenny to bring her laptop when she comes.
remind someone about something: Can you remind me about my dentist's appointment tomorrow?
remind someone what/when/where/how etc.: I need the notes to remind me what to say.
a ) that reminds me SPOKEN used when someone has just said or done something that helps you to remember something:
That reminds me. I must take the chicken out of the freezer.
don't remind me SPOKEN
used for saying that you do not want to think about something unpleasant that has happened or is going to happen:
When are you going back to work? Oh, don't remind me.
may/can I remind you... or let me/I must remind you...
used for warning someone or bringing something to their attention, especially something that they already know:
don't remind me that: Can I remind everyone that we have a strict non-smoking policy here.
remind someone of someone/something
1. ) to make someone remember something that happened in the past:
That song always reminds me of our vacation in Mexico.
2. ) to be very similar to someone or something else:
She was tall and dark, and reminded me of my cousin Sarah.
It's a strange taste it reminds me of melons.

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • Remind — Re*mind (r? m?nd ), v. t. To put (one) in mind of something; to bring to the remembrance of; to bring to the notice or consideration of (a person). [1913 Webster] When age itself, which will not be defied, shall begin to arrest, seize, and remind …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • remind — ► VERB 1) cause (someone) to remember something or to do something. 2) (remind of) cause (someone) to think of (something) because of a resemblance …   English terms dictionary

  • remind — I verb admonere, advise, awaken memories, bring back, bring to recollection, bring up, cause to recollect, cause to remember, commonere, cue, drop a hint, give notice, haunt, hint, jog the memory, make an allusion to, note, point out, prod,… …   Law dictionary

  • remind — (v.) 1640s, to remember, from RE (Cf. re ) again + MIND (Cf. mind) (v.). Meaning to put (someone) in mind of (something) is first recorded 1650s. Related: Reminded; reminding …   Etymology dictionary

  • remind — *remember, recollect, recall, reminisce, bethink, mind Analogous words: *suggest, intimate, hint, imply …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • remind — [v] awaken memories of something admonish, advise, bethink, bring back to, bring to mind, call attention, call to mind, call up, caution, cite, emphasize, give a cue*, hint, imply, intimate, jog one’s memory*, make one remember, make one think,… …   New thesaurus

  • remind — [ri mīnd′] vt., vi. [ RE + MIND, v.] to put (a person) in mind (of something); cause (a person) to remember …   English World dictionary

  • Remind Me — Single infobox Name = Remind Me/So Easy Artist = Röyksopp featuring Erlend Øye from Album = Melody A.M. Released = 2002 Format = CD Recorded = 2001 Genre = Electronica, Trip hop Length = 4:04 Label = Astralwerks 11352 Producer = Chart position =… …   Wikipedia

  • remind — /rI maInd/ verb (T) 1 to make someone remember something that they must do: I must pay the gas bill. I ll put it here to remind me. | remind sb about sth: Will you remind me about that appointment? | remind sb to do sth: “Remind me to buy… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • remind */*/*/ — UK [rɪˈmaɪnd] / US verb [transitive] Word forms remind : present tense I/you/we/they remind he/she/it reminds present participle reminding past tense reminded past participle reminded 1) to tell someone again about an event from the past or about …   English dictionary

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