Definitions for mention

Definitions for (noun) mention

Main entry: mention, honorable mention

Definition: an official recognition of merit

Usage: although he didn't win the prize he did get special mention

Main entry: mention, quotation, reference, citation, cite, acknowledgment, credit

Definition: a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage

Usage: the student's essay failed to list several important citations; the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book; the article includes mention of similar clinical cases

Main entry: mention, reference

Definition: a remark that calls attention to something or someone

Usage: she made frequent mention of her promotion; there was no mention of it; the speaker made several references to his wife

Definitions for (verb) mention

Main entry: remark, note, observe, mention

Definition: make mention of

Usage: She observed that his presentation took up too much time; They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing

Main entry: cite, mention

Definition: commend

Usage: he was cited for his outstanding achievements

Main entry: name, cite, bring up, advert, mention, refer

Definition: make reference to

Usage: His name was mentioned in connection with the invention

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