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[ri-mahyn-der] /rɪˈmaɪn dər/
a person or thing that serves to remind.
Origin of reminder
1645-55; remind + -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for reminder
  • The trip was a great reminder of why once you're a desert rat, you're always a desert rat.
  • Landscape photographs printed on foam core are a sweet reminder of a favorite place.
  • Good or bad, history should be preserved as a reminder of what once was.
  • My favorite flowers, tulips, produce an irritating sap-a reminder to wear my garden gloves when planting bulbs.
  • Take home a piece of presidential history as a reminder of this unique experience.
  • Another chilling reminder are the prison hoods and shackles worn by the imprisoned conspirators.
  • The bird became synonymous with extinction, a haunting reminder of what a culture may lose when it squanders its natural wealth.
  • For many this is a grim reminder of a history that is not that far away.
  • But he is also a reminder that musical excellence can coexist alongside prodigious human decency.
  • As a reminder, submissions should be true, original personal essays somehow inspired by this invitation.
British Dictionary definitions for reminder


something that recalls the past
a note to remind a person of something not done
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Word Origin and History for reminder

"something which reminds," 1650s, agent noun from remind.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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