Associations to the word «Mention»


MENTION, noun. A speaking or notice of anything, usually in a brief or cursory manner. Used especially in the phrase to make mention of.
MENTION, verb. To make a short reference to something.
MENTION, verb. (philosophy) (linguistics) To utter an word or expression in order to refer to the expression itself, as opposed to its usual referent.

Dictionary definition

MENTION, noun. 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".
MENTION, 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".
MENTION, noun. An official recognition of merit; "although he didn't win the prize he did get special mention".
MENTION, verb. Make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention".
MENTION, 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".
MENTION, verb. Commend; "he was cited for his outstanding achievements".

Wise words

A kind word warms a man throughout three winters.
Turkish Proverb