Reminder - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈmaɪndər|  American pronunciation of the word reminder
Brit.  |rɪˈmʌɪndə|  British pronunciation of the word reminder


- a message that helps you remember something

he ignored his wife's reminders

- an experience that causes you to remember something
- someone who gives a warning so that a mistake can be avoided (syn: admonisher, monitor)


She'll forget to call the doctor if you don't remind her.

Remind me to buy some groceries after work.

I constantly have to be reminded how to pronounce her name.

I had to remind him that we were supposed to leave early.

The audience was reminded to turn their cell phones off in the theater.

The mail just arrived. That reminds me, did you mail that letter I gave you yesterday?

We received a reminder that the rent was due.

Occasional bursts of gunfire are a reminder that the rebels are still active.

The damaged church was preserved as a stark reminder of the horrors of war.

The drop in stock prices serves as a reminder (=is a reminder) that investing is a form of gambling.

he ignored his wife's reminders

The scar serves as a constant reminder of the accident.

The cold snap was a gentle reminder that winter was coming.

a faint reminder of their former greatness

The accident serves as a harsh reminder of the importance of wearing a seat belt.

Word forms

singular: reminder
plural: reminders
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