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.
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".
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.