never mind

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Verb[edit]

never mind

  1. Used other than as an idiom: see never,‎ mind.
  2. (imperative) It is not important; do not fret; used to reassure or comfort the person to whom it is said.
    I'm afraid I’ve broken your mug. — Never mind, it was old and I was going to throw it away.
    Did you fall over and hurt your knee? Never mind, I’ll put a bandage on it.
  3. (imperative) Do not be concerned (about someone or something, or about doing something).
    Never mind about me — you go and I’ll join you later.
    Here’s some money for you. Never mind about paying me back; you can keep it.
  4. (imperative) Indicates a withdrawal of a previous statement.
    You're a fool. — What did you call me? — Never mind.
  5. (idiomatic) Let alone; much less.
    They wouldn't go near that place, never mind spending an entire day there.

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English never mind.

Adverb[edit]

never mind

  1. Never mind.