remind

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 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.

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  • 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

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  • 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

  • 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… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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