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  Definition of mention
  1. an official recognition of merit; "although he didn''t win the prize he did get special mention"
  2. 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
  3. 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"
  4. make mention of; "She observed that his presentation took up too much time"; "They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing"
  5. commend; "he was cited for his outstanding achievements"
  6. make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
Similar Words: honorable mention, citation, acknowledgment, credit, reference, quotation, note, observe, remark, cite, advert, bring up, name, refer

 

Hyponyms: photo credit, cross-reference, cross-index, allusion, retrospection, name-dropping, comment, notice, remark, point out, commend, remember, speak of the devil, quote, cite, touch on, invoke, appeal, namedrop, raise, bring up, drag up, dredge up, cross-refer

 

Derivational Morphology: cite, advert, bring up, name, refer, reference, accredit, credit, notice, acknowledge, adduce, abduce, quote, note, observe, remark, comment, mentioner, observer, commentator, observation, observance, annotation, notation, citation, commendation, honorable mention, naming, quotation, acknowledgment

 

Anagrams: emotion, Menotti, on time

 

 
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