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Definition of remind verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

remind

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//rɪˈmaɪnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈmaɪnd//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they remind
BrE BrE//rɪˈmaɪnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈmaɪnd//
 
he / she / it reminds
BrE BrE//rɪˈmaɪndz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈmaɪndz//
 
past simple reminded
BrE BrE//rɪˈmaɪndɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈmaɪndɪd//
 
past participle reminded
BrE BrE//rɪˈmaɪndɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈmaɪndɪd//
 
-ing form reminding
BrE BrE//rɪˈmaɪndɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈmaɪndɪŋ//
 
 
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remind somebody (about/of something) to help somebody remember something, especially something important that they must do remind somebody I'm sorry, I've forgotten your name. Can you remind me? That (= what you have just said, done, etc.) reminds me, I must get some cash. ‘You need to finish that essay.’ ‘Don't remind me (= I don't want to think about it).’ ‘Don't forget the camera.’ ‘Remind me about it nearer the time.’ remind somebody to do something Remind me to phone Alan before I go out. remind somebody (that)… Passengers are reminded (that) no smoking is allowed on this train. remind somebody what, how, etc… Can someone remind me what I should do next? remind somebody + speech ‘You had an accident,’ he reminded her. Word Origin mid 17th cent.: from re- ‘again’ + the verb mind, probably suggested by obsolete rememorate, in the same sense.Extra examples Gabriel vaguely reminds me of my father. He was instantly reminded of the time he and Edna had visited Paris. I am often reminded of my former boss. I called to remind him about the party. I quickly reminded him that I had said ‘maybe’. I simply remind them that the choice is theirs. I was suddenly reminded of a tiger defending its cubs. I’m sure I don’t need to remind you that we have lost our last ten games. Mrs Nolan always reminded Marie of her own mother. Reading the note suddenly reminded me of my appointment with Angela. She gently reminded him that the baby was getting cold and should be taken indoors. She looked at her watch to remind him of the time. The building reminded me strongly of my old school. The terrorist attack painfully reminded the Americans that they are vulnerable even at home. Phrasal Verbsremind somebody of somebody
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