- /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 stamps.” “OK.” | remind sb (that): I'll just call Sylvia to remind her that we are meeting at . | that reminds me spoken (=used when something has just made you remember something you were going to say or do): Oh, that reminds me, I saw Jenny in town today. | remind sb what/how/when etc: Remind me what to do, I haven't used this machine for ages. | remind yourself (to do sth): Find some way of reminding yourself to answer letters.2 to make someone remember someone that they knew or something that happened in the past: remind sb of sth: Hearing that song always reminds me of a certain night in Santa Cruz. | remind sb what/how etc: The letter reminded me what a jerk Jim could be.3 Don't remind me spoken used in a joking way when someone has mentioned something that embarrasses or annoys you: “We've got a test tomorrow.” “Don't remind me!”4 let me remind you/may I remind you spoken formal used to add force to a warning or criticism(+ that): Let me remind you that you are expected to arrive on time. remind sb of sb/sth phrasal verb (transitive not in progressive) to seem similar to someone or something else: The view reminded her of Scotland. | Corinne reminds me of myself when I was her age.
Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.