Definitions of mention

  1. 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"
  2. make reference to; " His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
  3. commend; " he was cited for his outstanding achievements"
  4. an official recognition of merit; " although he didn't win the prize he did get special mention"
  5. 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"
  6. make mention of; " She observed that his presentation took up too much time"; " They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing"
  7. To make mention of; to speak briefly of; to name.
  8. A speaking or notice of anything, - usually in a brief or cursory manner. Used especially in the phrase to make mention of.
  9. A brief notice; light or chance remark; hint.
  10. To speak briefly of; name; refer to.
  11. A brief notice or remark: a hint.
  12. To notice briefly: to remark: to name.
  14. Notice; slight remark.
  15. To notice; remark; name.
  16. To refer to or name without description.
  17. The act of mentioning; brief reference.
  18. A hint; a cursory remark or notice.
  19. To notice incidentally; to name.
  20. A hint or suggestion; a brief statement in words or writing.
  21. To write or express in words; to utter a brief remark; to name.

Usage examples for mention

  1. Of him also mention was made to- night. – Audrey by Mary Johnston
  2. But though she was quite sure, she did not mention his name. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  3. It is enough to mention them. – Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker by S. Weir Mitchell
  4. If you do, we'll go into the thing right now, and then, if it can be got over, never mention it again. – The Cattle-Baron's Daughter by Harold Bindloss
  5. If Joan was ready to mention names, she was ready too. – The Honour of the Clintons by Archibald Marshall
  6. When she at last decided to open her eyes and lips, of course there was no mention of you. – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  7. Did you mention to any person what you have told here to- day? – At the Mercy of Tiberius by August Evans Wilson
  8. But he did not mention Ramsey. – War-time Silhouettes by Stephen Hudson
  9. She was there too, but I forgot to mention her. – The Boy Who Knew What The Birds Said by Padraic Colum
  10. What had put it into her head to mention her father and mother, of whom he had never, during the twelve years she had lived with him, spoken to her? – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  11. That is why I asked you not to mention it to any one. – A Nobleman's Nest by Ivan Turgenieff
  12. Did you mention me? – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford
  13. William heard his name: how many times had he heard his poor father mention the name in connection with his hopeful prospects! – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood
  14. And now that you mention it, think about the two. – Undo-a-Novel-By-Joe-Hutsko by Hutsko, Joe
  15. Do I ever mention his name? – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  16. Did I not mention it? – Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee by John Esten Cooke
  17. But Johnny did mention firin' one shot at a party on a hoss. – Paradise Bend by William Patterson White
  18. It would, I felt, be wrong to mention what my uncle might wish forgotten; and as I did not know what he meant, it could serve no end. – The Flight of the Shadow by George MacDonald