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Mind vs. Mine

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Mindnoun

The ability for rational thought.

‘Despite advancing age, his mind was still as sharp as ever.’;

Minepronoun

My; belonging to me; that which belongs to me.

Mindnoun

The ability to be aware of things.

‘There was no doubt in his mind that they would win.’;

Minepronoun

Used predicatively.

‘The house itself is mine, but the land is not.’;

Mindnoun

The ability to remember things.

‘My mind just went blank.’;

Minepronoun

Used substantively, with an implied noun.

‘Mine has been a long journey.’;

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Mindnoun

The ability to focus the thoughts.

‘I can’t keep my mind on what I’m doing.’;

Minepronoun

Used absolutely, set off from the sentence.

‘Mine for only a week so far, it already feels like an old friend.’;

Mindnoun

Somebody that embodies certain mental qualities.

‘He was one of history’s greatest minds.’;

Minepronoun

(archaic) Used attributively after the noun it modifies.

Mindnoun

Judgment, opinion, or view.

‘He changed his mind after hearing the speech.’;

Minepronoun

(archaic) Used attributively before a vowel.

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Mindnoun

Desire, inclination, or intention.

‘She had a mind to go to Paris.’; ‘I have half a mind to do it myself.’;

Minenoun

An excavation from which ore or solid minerals are taken, especially one consisting of underground tunnels.

‘This diamond comes from a mine in South Africa.’; ‘He came out of the coal mine with a face covered in black.’; ‘Most coal and ore comes from open-pit mines nowadays.’;

Mindnoun

A healthy mental state.

‘I, ______ being of sound mind and body, do herebynb...’; ‘You are losing your mind.’;

Minenoun

(figurative) Any source of wealth or resources.

‘She's a mine of information.’;

Mindnoun

(philosophy) The non-material substance or set of processes in which consciousness, perception, affectivity, judgement, thinking, and will are based.

‘The mind is a process of the brain.’;

Minenoun

(military) A passage dug toward or underneath enemy lines, which is then packed with explosives.

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Mindverb

To remember.

Minenoun

(military) A device intended to explode when stepped upon or touched, or when approached by a ship, vehicle, or person.

‘His left leg was blown off after he stepped on a mine.’; ‘The warship was destroyed by floating mines.’;

Mindverb

To attend to, concern oneself with, heed, be mindful of.

‘You should mind your own business.’;

Minenoun

(pyrotechnics) A type of firework that explodes on the ground, shooting sparks upward.

Mindverb

(originally and chiefly in negative or interrogative constructions) To dislike, to object to; to be bothered by.

‘I wouldn't mind an ice cream right now.’;

Minenoun

(entomology) The cavity made by a caterpillar while feeding inside a leaf.

Mindverb

To look after, to take care of, especially for a short period of time.

‘Would you mind my bag for me?’;

Minenoun

(computing) A machine used to extract units of a cryptocurrency.

Mindverb

To make sure, to take care (that).

‘Mind you don't knock that glass over.’;

Minenoun

alternative form of mien

Mindverb

To be careful about.

Mineverb

(ambitransitive) To remove (ore) from the ground.

‘Crater of Diamonds State Park is the only place in the world where visitors can mine their own diamonds.’;

Mindverb

Used to make something you have said less strong.

‘I'm not very healthy—I do eat fruit sometimes, mind.’;

Mineverb

To dig into, for ore or metal.

Mindverb

(obsolete) To have in mind; to intend.

Mineverb

(transitive) To sow mines (the explosive devices) in (an area).

‘We had to slow our advance after the enemy mined the road ahead of us.’;

Mindverb

(obsolete) To put in mind; to remind.

Mineverb

(transitive) To damage (a vehicle or ship) with a mine (an explosive device).

Mindnoun

The intellectual or rational faculty in man; the understanding; the intellect; the power that conceives, judges, or reasons; also, the entire spiritual nature; the soul; - often in distinction from the body.

‘By the mind of man we understand that in him which thinks, remembers, reasons, wills.’; ‘What we mean by mind is simply that which perceives, thinks, feels, wills, and desires.’; ‘Let every man be fully persuaded in his own mind.’; ‘The mind shall banquet, though the body pine.’;

Mineverb

(intransitive) To dig a tunnel or hole; to burrow in the earth.

‘the mining cony’;

Mindnoun

The state, at any given time, of the faculties of thinking, willing, choosing, and the like; psychical activity or state;

‘A fool uttereth all his mind.’; ‘Being so hard to me that brought your mind, I fear she'll prove as hard to you in telling her mind.’;

Mineverb

To dig away, or otherwise remove, the substratum or foundation of; to lay a mine under; to sap; to undermine; hence, to ruin or destroy by slow degrees or secret means.

Mindnoun

Choice; inclination; liking; intent; will.

‘If it be your minds, then let none go forth.’;

Mineverb

(slang) To pick one's nose.

Mindnoun

Memory; remembrance; recollection; as, to have or keep in mind, to call to mind, to put in mind, etc.

Mineverb

(computing) To earn new units of cryptocurrency by doing certain calculations.

Mindnoun

Courage; spirit.

Minenoun

See Mien.

Mindverb

To fix the mind or thoughts on; to regard with attention; to treat as of consequence; to consider; to heed; to mark; to note.

‘My lord, you nod: you do not mind the play.’;

Minenoun

A subterranean cavity or passage

Mindverb

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.’;

Minenoun

Any place where ore, metals, or precious stones are got by digging or washing the soil; as, a placer mine.

Mindverb

To obey; as, to mind parents; the dog minds his master.

Minenoun

A rich source of wealth or other good.

Mindverb

To have in mind; to purpose.

‘I mind to tell him plainly what I think.’;

Minenoun

An explosive device placed concealed in a location, on land or at sea, where an enemy vehicle or enemy personnel may pass through, having a triggering mechanism which detects people or vehicles, and which will explode and kill or maim personnel or destroy or damage vehicles. A mine placed at sea (formerly called a torpedo, see torpedo{2} (a)) is also called an marine mine and underwater mine and sometimes called a floating mine, even though it may be anchored to the floor of the sea and not actually float freely. A mine placed on land (formerly called a torpedo, see torpedo{3}), usually buried, is called a land mine.

Mindverb

To put in mind; to remind.

‘He minded them of the mutability of all earthly things.’; ‘I do thee wrong to mind thee of it.’;

Minepronoun

Belonging to me; my. Used as a pronominal to me; my. Used as a pronominal adjective in the predicate; as, "Vengeance is mine; I will repay." Rom. xii. 19. Also, in the old style, used attributively, instead of my, before a noun beginning with a vowel.

‘I kept myself from mine iniquity.’; ‘When a man deceives me once, says the Italian proverb, it is his fault; when twice, it is mine.’; ‘This title honors me and mine.’; ‘She shall have me and mine.’;

Mindverb

To give attention or heed; to obey; as, the dog minds well.

Mineverb

To dig a mine or pit in the earth; to get ore, metals, coal, or precious stones, out of the earth; to dig in the earth for minerals; to dig a passage or cavity under anything in order to overthrow it by explosives or otherwise.

Mindnoun

that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason;

‘his mind wandered’; ‘I couldn't get his words out of my head’;

Mineverb

To form subterraneous tunnel or hole; to form a burrow or lodge in the earth; as, the mining cony.

Mindnoun

recall or remembrance;

‘it came to mind’;

Mineverb

To dig away, or otherwise remove, the substratum or foundation of; to lay a mine under; to sap; to undermine; hence, to ruin or destroy by slow degrees or secret means.

‘They mined the walls.’; ‘Too lazy to cut down these immense trees, the spoilers . . . had mined them, and placed a quantity of gunpowder in the cavity.’;

Mindnoun

an opinion formed by judging something;

‘he was reluctant to make his judgment known’; ‘she changed her mind’;

Mineverb

To dig into, for ore or metal.

‘Lead veins have been traced . . . but they have not been mined.’;

Mindnoun

an important intellectual;

‘the great minds of the 17th century’;

Mineverb

To get, as metals, out of the earth by digging.

‘The principal ore mined there is the bituminous cinnabar.’;

Mindnoun

attention;

‘don't pay him any mind’;

Minenoun

excavation in the earth from which ores and minerals are extracted

Mindnoun

your intention; what you intend to do;

‘he had in mind to see his old teacher’; ‘the idea of the game is to capture all the pieces’;

Minenoun

explosive device that explodes on contact; designed to destroy vehicles or ships or to kill or maim personnel

Mindnoun

knowledge and intellectual ability;

‘he reads to improve his mind’; ‘he has a keen intellect’;

Mineverb

get from the earth by excavation;

‘mine ores and metals’;

Mindverb

be offended or bothered by; take offense with, be bothered by;

‘I don't mind your behavior’;

Mineverb

lay mines;

‘The Vietnamese mined Cambodia’;

Mindverb

be concerned with or about something or somebody

Mindverb

be in charge of or deal with;

‘She takes care of all the necessary arrangements’;

Mindverb

pay close attention to; give heed to;

‘Heed the advice of the old men’;

Mindverb

be on one's guard; be cautious or wary about; be alert to;

‘Beware of telephone salesmen’;

Mindverb

keep in mind

Mind

The mind is the set of faculties responsible for mental phenomena. Often the term is also identified with the phenomena themselves.

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