a remark that calls attention to something or someone
"she made frequent mention of her promotion"; "there was no mention of it"; "the speaker made several references to his wife"
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citation, cite, acknowledgment, credit, reference, mention, quotation(noun)
a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
"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"
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mention, honorable mention(verb)
an official recognition of merit
"although he didn't win the prize he did get special mention"
mention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refer(verb)
make reference to
"His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
come to, touch, relate, give ear, concern, put forward, reference, cite, consult, pertain, adduce, summons, abduce, elevate, key out, describe, appoint, pay heed, refer, call down, have-to doe with, conjure, lift, make, observe, arouse, key, remark, bring up, call, list, quote, conjure up, nurture, reboot, boot, advert, touch on, look up, constitute, summon, raise, identify, stir, get up, nominate, bear on, call forth, invoke, name, attend, hang, evoke, rear, denote, distinguish, parent, allude, diagnose, discover, note
note, observe, mention, remark(verb)
make mention of
"She observed that his presentation took up too much time"; "They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing"
point out, note, notice, watch over, cite, keep, bring up, take down, detect, respect, honor, take note, observe, advert, abide by, comment, watch, name, follow, honour, maintain, discover, refer, mark, find, celebrate, remark, keep an eye on
"he was cited for his outstanding achievements"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Advert, mention, and refer are used of language that more or less distinctly utters a certain thought; the others of language from which it may be inferred. We allude to a matter slightly, perhaps by a word or phrase, as it were in byplay; we advert to it when we turn from our path to treat it; we refer to it by any clear utterance that distinctly turns the mind or attention to it; as, marginal figures refer to a parallel passage; we mention a thing by explicit word, as by naming it. The speaker adverted to the recent disturbances and the remissness of certain public officers; tho he mentioned no name, it was easy to see to whom he alluded. One may hint at a thing in a friendly way, but what is insinuated is always unfavorable, generally both hostile and cowardly. One may indicate his wishes, intimate his plans, imply his opinion, signify his will, suggest a course of action. Compare SUGGESTION.
The passage evidently alludes to the Jewish Passover.
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How to use mention in a sentence?
I was in Germany recovering and had just woken up and I saw [U.S. Ambassador to the UN] Susan Rice mention it as the cause. Honestly, my first thoughts were that this was typical for this administration – spinning the truth.
I didn't have a lot of voters mention that to me, but I certainly think that could have been a factor.
At this point I feel I ca n’t talk about anything without getting into trouble, because I do n’t know what I ’m allowed to talk about, i ’m afraid to even mention Peter Stris name.
You always hear it in the context of sickness or disease, yet there is never any mention of how amazing they are.
Forbear to mention what thou canst not praise.
Translations for mention
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- اشار الى, أشيرArabic
- zmínit, zmínkaCzech
- erwähnen, ErwähnungGerman
- μνημονεύω, μνημόνευση, αναφορά, αναφέρω, μνείαGreek
- mencionar, menciónSpanish
- maininta, mainita, viitataFinnish
- trácht arIrish
- iomradh, luaidhScottish Gaelic
- koma inn á, drepa á, umtal, minnast á, geta, impra á, vekja máls á, orða, hafa orð á, víkja að, nefna, koma á framfæriIcelandic
- спомнува, напомена, споменување, спомнување, напоменуваMacedonian
- vermelding, vermeldenDutch
- nemneNorwegian Nynorsk
- omtale, nevneNorwegian
- wspominać, wzmianka, wspomniećPolish
- mencionar, mençãoPortuguese
- упомяну́ть, упомина́ть, ссы́лка, упомина́ниеRussian
- omnämna, omnämnande, nämnaSwedish
- söz etmek, bahsetmek, söylemek, dile getirmek, değinmekTurkish
- ذکر کریںUrdu
- đề cậpVietnamese
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