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remind

[ri-mahynd] /rɪˈmaɪnd/
verb (used with object)
1.
to cause (a person) to remember; cause (a person) to think (of someone or something):
Remind me to phone him tomorrow. That woman reminds me of my mother.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; re- + mind
Related forms
reremind, verb (used with object)
unreminded, adjective
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  • He tells alex he wants to adopt him, as alex reminds him of his deceased son.
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British Dictionary definitions for reminds

remind

/rɪˈmaɪnd/
verb
1.
(transitive) usually foll by of; may take a clause as object or an infinitive. to cause (a person) to remember (something or to do something); make (someone) aware (of something he may have forgotten): remind me to phone home, flowers remind me of holidays
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Word Origin and History for reminds

remind

v.

1640s, "to remember," from re- "again" + mind (v.). Meaning "to put (someone) in mind of (something)" is first recorded 1650s. Related: Reminded; reminding.

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