What does mention mean?

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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

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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. Carly Fiorina:

    It is delusional, dangerous, not to mention unconstitutional, for San Bernardino Obama and Hillary Clinton to continue talking about climate change and gun control in the wake of a Paris terrorist attack, in the wake of a San Bernardino terrorist attack, instead of how we can defeat ISIS.

  2. Harjeet Singh:

    I can't imagine an agreement which is going to last for at least 15 years ... that doesn't mention loss and damage, disasters are hitting us one after another.

  3. Kica Matos:

    Have we really stooped this low? This suggestion is absurd,illogical and cruel – not to mention a waste of resources.

  4. Hillel Neuer:

    The resolution talks about so-called violations by the Israeli military on Palestinian schools, but it doesn’t mention rampant incitement to terrorism in Palestinian schools run by UNRWA.

  5. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio:

    A rape is an act of violence. It's a horrifying thing that happens. And fortunately, the number of abortions in this country that are due to rape are very small, less than 1% of the cases in the world. But they happen. And they're horrifying. And they're tragic. And I recognize that, i also recognize that because of the existence of over-the-counter morning after, not to mention medical treatment that's now available immediately after the assault, that should be widely available to victims, we can bring that number down to zero.

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