- to cause (a person) to remember; cause (a person) to think (of someone or something): Remind me to phone him tomorrow. That woman reminds me of my mother.
Origin of remind
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Examples from the Web for reminding
“That is a fact we are certainly going to be reminding Democrats about,” Angelo said.Is Gay Marriage Going Away in 2016?
December 4, 2014
Some of the marchers began to chant at the anarchists, reminding them that the movement is bigger than them.Mexican Protesters Look to Start a New Revolution
November 21, 2014
“I believe that the issues confronting us cross party lines,” he said, reminding the audience of his history as a Democrat.Remembering Reagan’s Defining Speech
October 27, 2014
“This is not cool,” growls Flash, reminding teens that this show will be about more than making out.‘The Flash’ Review: Teen Angst Gets a Comic Book Quickie
October 7, 2014
Bruce Springsteen is fond of reminding his listeners to “trust the art, not the artist.”Bobby Womack’s Sexual Democracy: The Late Soul Legend Preached Mutual Pleasure
June 29, 2014
An obsolescent appliance for reminding assassins that they too are mortal.The Devil's Dictionary
I have always kept it by me, to remind me: though I wanted no reminding.Little Dorrit
Mrs. Judson alone persisted in reminding me of the impending scandal.Ruggles of Red Gap
Harry Leon Wilson
He was stopped from reminding her by Phoebe's saying that she'd leave for a bit of shopping.Spacemen Never Die!
This by way of reminding the Sharpshooter of something which he preferred to forget.Old Man Curry
Charles E. (Charles Emmett) Van Loan
- (tr usually foll by of; may take a clause as object or an infinitive) to cause (a person) to remember (something or to do something); make (someone) aware (of something he may have forgotten)remind me to phone home; flowers remind me of holidays
Word Origin and History for reminding
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