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[ri-mahyn-der] /rɪˈmaɪn dər/
a person or thing that serves to remind.
Origin of reminder
First recorded in 1645-55; remind + -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Kedzie wanted to kiss Charity, but she suffered too much from the reminder of her past.

    We Can't Have Everything Rupert Hughes
  • Now, Luka, I will send them a couple of bullets as a reminder that we have got weapons.

    Condemned as a Nihilist George Alfred Henty
  • He had had more than one reminder that the admiral, his brother, would have acted more energetically than he had done.

    Sea-Dogs All! Tom Bevan
  • Even when they are of one's own blood, is there inspiration in the daily reminder of heroes?

    Riviera Towns Herbert Adams Gibbons
  • Your creditors are forgetting you, Dan,—not even a note of reminder or remonstrance.

    Sir Jasper Carew Charles James Lever
British Dictionary definitions for reminder


something that recalls the past
a note to remind a person of something not done
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for reminder

"something which reminds," 1650s, agent noun from remind.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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