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re·mind / riˈmīnd/ • v. [tr.] cause (someone) to remember someone or something: he would have forgotten the boy's birthday if you hadn't reminded him | [tr.] “You had an accident,” he reminded her. ∎  (remind someone of) cause someone to think of (something) because of a resemblance or likeness: his impassive, fierce stare reminded her of an owl. ∎  bring something, esp. a commitment or necessary course of action, to the attention of (someone): [tr.] the bartender reminded them that singing was not permitted | [tr.] she reminded me to be respectful.