Mind v. t. [imp. & p. p. Minded; p. pr. & vb. n. Minding.]
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.”
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.
I mind to tell him plainly what I think. --Shak.
5. To put in mind; to remind. [Archaic]
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.
Mind·ed, a. 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.
adj 1: (used in combination) mentally oriented toward something
specified; "civic-minded"; "career-minded"
2: (used in combination) being of a specified kind of
inclination or disposition; "serious-minded";
3: (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)]