What does mention mean?

Definitions for mention
ˈmɛn ʃənmen·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mention, reference(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"

  2. citation, cite, acknowledgment, credit, reference, mention, quotation(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"

  3. mention, honorable mention(verb)

    an official recognition of merit

    "although he didn't win the prize he did get special mention"

  4. mention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refer(verb)

    make reference to

    "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"

  5. note, observe, mention, remark(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"

  6. mention, cite(verb)

    commend

    "he was cited for his outstanding achievements"

Wiktionary

  1. mention(Noun)

    A speaking or notice of anything, usually in a brief or cursory manner. Used especially in the phrase to make mention of.

    Etymology: From mention, from mentio, mentionis.

  2. mention(Verb)

    To make a short reference to something.

    Etymology: From mention, from mentio, mentionis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mention(noun)

    a speaking or notice of anything, -- usually in a brief or cursory manner. Used especially in the phrase to make mention of

    Etymology: [OE. mencioun, F. mention, L. mentio, from the root of meminisse to remember. See Mind.]

  2. Mention(verb)

    to make mention of; to speak briefly of; to name

    Etymology: [OE. mencioun, F. mention, L. mentio, from the root of meminisse to remember. See Mind.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mention

    men′shun, n. a brief notice: a hint.—v.t. to notice briefly: to remark: to name.—adj. Men′tionable, fit to be mentioned. [L. mentio, -onis.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'mention' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3577

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'mention' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1395

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'mention' in Nouns Frequency: #2163

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'mention' in Verbs Frequency: #210

How to pronounce mention?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mention in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mention in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of mention in a Sentence

  1. State Hillary Clinton:

    I was in Germany recovering and had just woken up and I saw [U.S. Ambassador to the UN] Susan Rice mention it as the cause. Honestly, my first thoughts were that this was typical for this administration – spinning the truth.

  2. Marco Rubio:

    As far as building walls on the border, the wall is not just about immigrants, it's also about, potentially, terrorists crossing that border, not to mention the drugs that are coming across that border and the human trafficking that's occurring because people know they can get people across the border.

  3. Sergio Alcocer:

    We have cases of violence in different parts of the world, within the United States we know there has been this kind of violence in the area of Missouri, to mention just one case.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    It is always a great honour to mention a truth which has not become widespread yet. One of these truths is that man has no soul; he has only 'body' and 'mind'. Man's unshakable belief on the soul will not change this scientific truth! No belief can be higher than the scientific truths! Man can be born, can walk and work and can think without owning a mysterious and an immaterial soul! The soullessness of the man is a great tragedy both for the man and for the religion. But Man, contrary to the religion, will come out with triumph from this tragedy.

  5. Mikhail Khodorkovsky:

    Putin doesn't need Donbass (east Ukraine). He wants to determine the fate of the world at talks with a U.S. President, putin is dreaming of getting a deal with the United States about a new-old order for the world, when the world is split on zone of influence. When you cannot interfere in someone else's zone. Not even to mention internal politics.

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