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mention

 
Noun mention has 3 senses
  1. mention, reference - 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"
    --1 is a kind of remark, comment
    --1 has particulars: allusion; retrospection; name-dropping
    Derived forms: verb mention2, verb mention1
  2. citation, acknowledgment, credit, reference, mention, quotation - 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 is a kind of note, annotation, notation
    --2 has particulars: photo credit; cross-reference, cross-index
    Derived form: verb mention1
  3. mention, honorable mention - an official recognition of merit; "although he didn't win the prize he did get special mention"
    --3 is a kind of award, accolade, honor, honour, laurels
    Derived form: verb mention3
Verb mention has 3 senses
  1. mention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refer - make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
    --1 is one way to think of, have in mind, mean
    Derived forms: noun mention2, noun mention1, noun mentioner1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  2. note, observe, mention, remark - make mention of; "She observed that his presentation took up too much time"; "They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing"
    --2 is one way to state, say, tell
    Derived forms: noun mention1, noun mentioner1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  3. mention, cite - commend; "he was cited for his outstanding achievements"
    --3 is one way to notice, acknowledge
    Derived form: noun mention3
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue mention the movie
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