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verb [transitive] remind pronunciation in British English /rɪˈmaɪnd/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyremind
he/she/itreminds
present participlereminding
past tensereminded
past participlereminded

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  1. 1
    to tell someone again about an event from the past or about a fact that they used to know
    I can’t think of his name – can you remind me?
    remind someone of/about something: Can you remind us about your plans for the building?
    remind someone that: She reminded me that we had in fact met before, at a conference in Washington.
  2. 2
    to help someone to remember something that they have to do
    remind someone to do something: Remind Jenny to bring her laptop when she comes.
    remind someone about something: Can you remind me about my dentist’s appointment tomorrow?
    remind someone what/when/where/how etc: I need the notes to remind me what to say.

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