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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

MINDED, a. Disposed; inclined.
If men were minded to live virtuously.
Joseph was minded to put her away privily. Matthew 1.
Minded is much used in composition; as high-minded; low-minded; feeble-minded; sober-minded; double-minded.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: (used in combination) mentally oriented toward something specified; "civic-minded"; "career-minded"
2: (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward; "he is apt to ignore matters he considers unimportant"; "I am not minded to answer any questions" [syn: apt, disposed, given, minded, tending]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 15th century 1. inclined, disposed 2. having a mind especially of a specified kind or concerned with a specified thing usually used in combination <narrow-minded> <health-minded> mindedness noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 (in comb.) a inclined to think in some specified way (mathematically minded; fair-minded). b having a specified kind of mind (high-minded). c interested in or enthusiastic about a specified thing (car-minded). 2 (usu. foll. by to + infin.) disposed or inclined (to an action).

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Minded Mind"ed, a. Disposed; inclined; having a mind. Joseph . . . was minded to put her away privily. --Matt. i. 19. If men were minded to live virtuously. --Tillotson. Note: Minded is much used in composition; as, high-minded, feeble-minded, sober-minded, double-minded.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Mind Mind, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Minded; p. pr. & vb. n. Minding.] [AS. myndian, gemynd[=i]an to remember. See Mind, n.] 1. To fix the mind or thoughts on; to regard with attention; to treat as of consequence; to consider; to heed; to mark; to note. ``Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate.'' --Rom. xii. 16. My lord, you nod: you do not mind the play. --Shak. 2. To occupy one's self with; to employ one's self about; to attend to; as, to mind one's business. Bidding him be a good child, and mind his book. --Addison. 3. To obey; as, to mind parents; the dog minds his master. 4. To have in mind; to purpose. --Beaconsfield. I mind to tell him plainly what I think. --Shak. 5. To put in mind; to remind. [Archaic] --M. Arnold. He minded them of the mutability of all earthly things. --Fuller. I do thee wrong to mind thee of it. --Shak. Never mind, do not regard it; it is of no consequence; no matter. Syn: To notice; mark; regard; obey. See Attend.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

If someone is minded to do something, they want or intend to do it. (FORMAL) The Home Office said at that time that it was minded to reject his application for political asylum... = inclined ADJ: v-link ADJ, ADJ to-inf, so ADJ

Moby Thesaurus

acquiescent, actuated, agreeable, alacritous, amenable, animated, apt, apt to, ardent, bent, calculated to, compliant, consenting, contemplating, content, cooperative, disposed, disposed to, dispositioned, docile, eager, enthusiastic, fain, favorable, favorably disposed, favorably inclined, forward, game, given, given to, impelled, in the mind, in the mood, inclined, inclined to, inner-directed, intending, liable to, likely, likely to, minded to, motivated, moved, other-directed, planning, pliant, predisposed, predisposed to, prompt, prompted, prone, prone to, quick, ready, ready and willing, ready to, receptive, responsive, stimulated, tractable, well-disposed, well-inclined, willed, willing, willinghearted, zealous


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