Remind vs Nag - What's the difference?

remind | nag |


As verbs the difference between remind and nag

is that remind is to cause one to experience a memory (of someone or something); to bring to the notice or consideration (of a person) while nag is to repeatedly remind or complain to someone in an annoying way, often about insignificant matters.

As a noun nag is

a small horse; a pony or nag can be one who.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

remind

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • To cause one to experience a memory (of someone or something); to bring to the notice or consideration (of a person).
  • * 1849 , , Shirley , ch. 3:
  • I am aware, reader, and you need not remind me, that it is a dreadful thing for a parson to be warlike.
  • * 1915 , , Victory: An Island Tale , "Author's Note":
  • His eyes were green and every cat I see to this day reminds me of the exact contour of his face.

    Synonyms

    * put someone in mind of

    Derived terms

    * reminder

    nag

    English

    Etymology 1

    (etyl) nagge'', cognate with Dutch ''negge

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A small horse; a pony.
  • An old useless horse.
  • (obsolete, derogatory) A paramour.
  • * 1598 , , III. x. 11:
  • Yon ribaudred nag of Egypt – Whom leprosy o'ertake!
    Synonyms
    * (old useless horse) dobbin, hack, jade, plug
    Coordinate terms
    * (old useless horse) bum (racing )

    Etymology 2

    Probably from a (etyl) source; compare Swedish .

    Verb

    (nagg)
  • To repeatedly remind or complain to someone in an annoying way, often about insignificant matters.
  • To act inappropriately in the eyes of peers, to backstab, to verbally abuse.
  • To bother with persistent memories.
  • The notion that he forgot something nagged him the rest of the day.
  • Other sorts of persistent annoyance, e.g.:
  • A nagging pain in his left knee
    A nagging north wind

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who .
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