Definition of Mention

1. Noun. A remark that calls attention to something or someone. "The speaker made several references to his wife"

Exact synonyms: Reference
Generic synonyms: Comment, Input, Remark
Specialized synonyms: Allusion, Retrospection, Name-dropping
Derivative terms: Refer



2. Verb. Make reference to. "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"

3. Noun. A short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage. "The article includes mention of similar clinical cases"
Exact synonyms: Acknowledgment, Citation, Cite, Credit, Quotation, Reference
Generic synonyms: Annotation, Notation, Note
Specialized synonyms: Photo Credit, Cross-index, Cross-reference
Derivative terms: Acknowledge, Cite, Cite, Cite, Cite, Credit, Reference

4. Verb. Make mention of. "They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing"
Exact synonyms: Note, Observe, Remark
Generic synonyms: Say, State, Tell
Specialized synonyms: Comment, Notice, Point Out, Remark
Derivative terms: Mentioner, Note, Observation, Observer, Remark

5. Noun. An official recognition of merit. "Although he didn't win the prize he did get special mention"
Exact synonyms: Honorable Mention
Generic synonyms: Accolade, Award, Honor, Honour, Laurels

6. Verb. Commend. "Sam and Sue mention the movie "; "He was cited for his outstanding achievements"
Exact synonyms: Cite
Generic synonyms: Acknowledge, Notice
Derivative terms: Citation

Definition of Mention

1. n. A speaking or notice of anything, -- usually in a brief or cursory manner. Used especially in the phrase to make mention of.

2. v. t. To make mention of; to speak briefly of; to name.

Definition of Mention

1. Noun. A speaking or notice of anything, usually in a brief or cursory manner. Used especially in the phrase to ''make mention of.'' ¹

2. Verb. To make a short reference to something. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mention

1. to refer to in a casual manner [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mention

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mention (current term)
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Literary usage of Mention

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The woman in white by Wilkie Collins (1871)
"I wish to mention, in justice to myself, that it was not my fault, and that I am quite exhausted and heartbroken. Need I say more? ..."

2. Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe (1895)
"fact, and mention only that it was so. How the poor people found the insufficiency of those things, and how many of them were afterwards carried away in the ..."

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