HyperDic: mention

English > 6 senses of the word mention:
VERBcommunicationmention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refermake reference to
communicationmention, note, observe, remarkmake mention of
communicationmention, citecommend / commend
NOUNcommunicationmention, referencea remark that calls attention to something or someone
communicationmention, citation, cite, acknowledgment, credit, reference, quotationa short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
communicationmention, honorable mentionan official recognition of merit
mention > pronunciation
Soundsmeh'nshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > mention: 6 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA remark that calls attention to something or someone.
Examples
  • "she made frequent mention of her promotion"
  • "there was no mention of it"
Synonymreference
Narrowerallusionpassing reference or indirect mention
name-droppingThe practice of casually mentioning important people in order to impress your listener
retrospectionreference to things past
Broaderremark, comment, inputA statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information
Spanishmención, referencia
Catalanesment, menció, referència
Verbsmentionmake mention of
mentionmake reference to
English > mention: 6 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage.
Example "the article includes mention of similar clinical cases"
Synonymscitation, cite, acknowledgment, credit, reference, quotation
Narrowercross-reference, cross-indexA reference at one place in a work to information at another place in the same work
photo creditA note acknowledging the source of a published photograph
Broadernote, annotation, notationA comment or instruction (usually added)
Spanishcita, mención, referencia, remisión
Catalancitació, cita, menció, remissió
Verbsmentionmake reference to
English > mention: 6 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningAn official recognition of merit.
Example"although he didn't win the prize he did get special mention"
Synonymhonorable mention
Broaderaward, accolade, honor, honour, laurelsA tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
Spanishmención honorífica, mención
Catalanmenció honorífica, menció
Verbsmentioncommend / commend
English > mention: 6 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningmake reference to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
Synonymsadvert, bring up, cite, name, refer
Narrowercommend, remembermention as by way of greeting or to indicate friendship
cross-referrefer from one entry to another, as in catalogues, books, and lists
drag up, dredge upmention something unpleasant from the past
invoke, appealcite as an authority
namedroprefer to people that one assumes one's interlocutors admire in order to try to impress them
quote, citerefer to for illustration or proof
raise, bring upPut forward for consideration or discussion
remembermention favorably, as in prayer
speak of the devilmention someone's name who just then appears
touch onrefer to or discuss briefly
Broaderthink of, have in mind, meanIntend to refer to
Spanishadvertir, aludir, citar, mencionar, mentar, nombrar, referir
Catalanal·ludir, citar, esmentar, mencionar, nomenar, referir
Nounsmentiona remark that calls attention to something or someone
mentiona short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
mentionera speaker who refers to something briefly or incidentally
English > mention: 6 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningmake mention of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsnote, observe, remark
Narrowercomment, notice, remark, point outmake or write a comment on
Broaderstate, say, tellExpress in words / words
Spanishapuntar, citar, comentar, destacar, mencionar, notar, observar, remarcar
Catalanapuntar, citar, comentar, esmentar, mencionar, notar, observar
Nounsmentiona remark that calls attention to something or someone
mentionera speaker who refers to something briefly or incidentally
English > mention: 6 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningcommend / commend.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelSam and Sue mention the movie
Synonymcite
Broadernotice, acknowledgeExpress recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with
Spanishcitar, mencionar
Nounsmentionan official recognition of merit

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