|1.||[ verb ] make reference to|
|Synonyms:||refer cite name bring_up advert|
: "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
|Related terms:||think_of touch_on invoke reference raise cross-refer speak_of_the_devil drag_up commend namedrop remember citation quotation citation mentioner|
|2.||[ verb ] make mention of|
|Synonyms:||note remark observe|
"She observed that his presentation took up too much time" "They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing"
|Related terms:||state comment remark observer notice note|
|3.||[ 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"
|Related terms:||remark allusion retrospection name-dropping|
|4.||[ verb ] commend|
"he was cited for his outstanding achievements"
|Related terms:||praise notice citation|
|5.||[ noun ] (writing) a short note acknowledging a source of information or quoting a passage|
|Synonyms:||reference quotation credit acknowledgment citation|
"the student's essay failed to list several important citations" "the article includes mention of similar clinical cases"
|Related terms:||note photo_credit cross-reference reference notice adduce|
|6.||[ noun ] an official recognition of merit|
"although he didn't win the prize he did get special mention"