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 Americans were so minded then they could take sanctions against them.

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  • Minded — Mind ed, a. Disposed; inclined; having a mind. [1913 Webster] Joseph . . . was minded to put her away privily. Matt. i. 19. [1913 Webster] If men were minded to live virtuously. Tillotson. [1913 Webster] Note: Minded is much used in composition;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -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

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