remind

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From mid 17th century. re- + mind "remember". Probably suggested by obsolete rememorate, with the same sense.

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remind ‎(third-person singular simple present reminds, present participle reminding, simple past and past participle reminded)

  1. To cause one to experience a memory (of someone or something); to bring to the notice or consideration (of a person).
    • 1849, Charlotte Brontë, Shirley, ch. 3:
      I am aware, reader, and you need not remind me, that it is a dreadful thing for a parson to be warlike.
    • 1915, Joseph Conrad, Victory: An Island Tale, "Author's Note":
      His eyes were green and every cat I see to this day reminds me of the exact contour of his face.

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