Definition of reminder in English:


Pronunciation /rəˈmīndər/ /rəˈmaɪndər/

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  • 1A thing that causes someone to remember something.

    ‘the watchtower is a reminder of the days when an enemy might appear at any moment’
    • ‘The walls remain, a purposeful reminder of the waste of war, and the roofless interior become a sort of peace park for contemplation.’
    • ‘But those who had fought in it needed no reminders to remember.’
    • ‘They probably served as visual reminders of wartime experiences - either as private memories or collective talking points for survivors.’
    • ‘As the room emptied out at the end of the hearing, they remained the only physical reminders of the traumatic testimony that had expired.’
    • ‘I knew tourists had chipped away souvenirs but I was sure a large chunk of it had to remain as a reminder to the Berliners of their divided past.’
    • ‘So the disease remains a reminder that human beings remain vulnerable.’
    • ‘The film is a poignant reminder of the reasons to live - love, laughter, vibrancy.’
    • ‘She's trying to move on with her life, and he's a constant reminder of the past.’
    • ‘My bike is a constant reminder of my own mortality.’
    • ‘Nevertheless, budgets provide a timely reminder that financial spring cleaning should be done on a regular basis.’
    • ‘The sound of nearby gunfire interrupts the inspection, a stark reminder of the dangers never far away.’
    • ‘Recent stock market falls offered a sobering reminder of how mere economic concerns can quickly look like crises.’
    • ‘They act as a poignant reminder of the tragic incident seven days ago.’
    • ‘Every death has been a grim reminder that our roads are not safe for crossing.’
    • ‘His faced loomed before her, a bittersweet reminder of her past.’
    • ‘Matt had gone, leaving me with Celeste, a beautiful bittersweet reminder of the love we'd had.’
    • ‘Surely the reminder of a danger doesn't favor any one candidate, does it?’
    • ‘We witnessed a reminder of the importance of what we do and why we do it.’
    • ‘Some churches impose ashes on the foreheads of worshipers as a reminder of their mortality.’
    • ‘Such repetition is compounded with frequent reminders to readers of where they have been and where they are going.’
    prompt, prompting, cue, nudge
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    1. 1.1A letter sent to remind someone of an obligation, especially to pay a bill.
      • ‘one man was threatened with court action for not paying his water rates when he did not receive a reminder’