Meaning of “remind” in the English Dictionary

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"remind" in British English

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remindverb [ T ]

uk /rɪˈmaɪnd/ us /rɪˈmaɪnd/

B1 to make someone think of something they have forgotten or might have forgotten:

Could you remind Paul about dinner on Saturday?
[ + to infinitive ] Please remind me to post this letter.
[ + (that) ] I called Jane and reminded her (that) the conference had been cancelled.

More examples

  • Do remind me because I'm likely to forget.
  • We would like to remind all our guests to leave their keys at reception before they depart.
  • Remind me to take this into work for Tony tomorrow.
  • Passengers are reminded to take all their personal belongings with them when they leave the plane.
  • She concluded the speech by reminding us of our responsibility.

Phrasal verb(s)

(Definition of “remind” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"remind" in American English

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remindverb [ T ]

us /rɪˈmɑɪnd/

to make someone aware of something forgotten or possibly forgotten, or to bring back a memory to someone:

Remind him to call me.
Anna reminds me of her mother.

(Definition of “remind” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)