- Disposed; inclined; having a mind.
Joseph . . . was minded to put her away privily. --Matt. i. 19. [1913 Webster]
If men were minded to live virtuously. --Tillotson. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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-minded — [ maındəd ] suffix 1. ) used with some adjectives and adverbs to make adjectives describing the way someone thinks or their attitude to life: a tough minded woman I m not very technically minded. 2. ) used with many nouns to make adjectives… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
minded — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ inclined to think in a particular way: liberal minded … English terms dictionary
minded — [mīn′did] adj. 1. having a (specified kind of) mind: used in hyphenated compounds [high minded] 2. having a mind to; inclined; disposed … English World dictionary
minded — index prone Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
minded — c.1500, having a mind (to do); having a mind (of a certain type), from MIND (Cf. mind) (n.) … Etymology dictionary
-minded — [[t] ma͟ɪndɪd[/t]] 1) COMB in ADJ GRADED minded combines with adjectives to form words that describe someone s character, attitude, opinions, or intelligence. These are evil minded people... He is famous for his tough minded professionalism. 2)… … English dictionary
minded — adjective 1 serious minded/evil minded etc having a particular attitude or way of thinking: a very serious minded girl who studies hard 2 safety minded/efficiency minded etc believing in the importance of safety etc: People need to be more safety … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
minded — mind|ed [ˈmaındıd] adj 1.) serious minded/evil minded etc having a particular attitude or way of thinking ▪ a very serious minded girl who studies hard ▪ a tough minded businessman 2.) be minded to do sth formal to want or intend to do something … Dictionary of contemporary English
minded — 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.) … Useful english dictionary
minded — [[t]ma͟ɪndɪd[/t]] ADJ: v link ADJ, ADJ to inf, so ADJ 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... If the… … English dictionary