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Verb: mention  men-shun
  1. Make reference to
    "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention";
    - advert, bring up, cite, name, refer
     
  2. Speak of something; say to bring other people's attention to something
    "They mentioned that it was a fine day to go sailing";
    - note, observe, remark
     
  3. Commend
    "he was mentioned for his outstanding achievements";
    - cite
Noun: mention  men-shun
  1. A remark that calls attention to something or someone
    "she made frequent mention of her promotion"; "there was no mention of it";
    - reference
     
  2. A short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    "the article includes mention of similar clinical cases";
    - citation, cite, acknowledgment, credit, reference, quotation
     
  3. An official recognition of merit
    "although he didn't win the prize he did get special mention";
    - honorable mention [US], honourable mention [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: mentioned, mentions, mentioning

Type of: accolade, acknowledge, annotation, award, comment, have in mind, honor [US], honour [Brit, Cdn], input, laurels, mean, notation, note, notice, remark, say, state, tell, think of

Encyclopedia: Mention