Men·tion n. A speaking or notice of anything, -- usually in a brief or cursory manner. Used especially in the phrase to make mention of.
I will make mention of thy righteousness. --Ps. lxxi. 16.
And sleep in dull, cold marble, where no mention
Of me more must be heard of. --Shak.
Men·tion v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mentioned p. pr. & vb. n. Mentioning.] To make mention of; to speak briefly of; to name.
I will mention the loving-kindnesses of the Lord. --Is. lxiii. 7.
n 1: 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" [syn: reference]
2: 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" [syn: citation,
acknowledgment, credit, reference, quotation]
3: an official recognition of merit; "although he didn't win
the prize he did get special mention" [syn: honorable
v 1: make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection
with the invention" [syn: advert, bring up, cite,
2: make mention of; "She observed that his presentation took up
too much time"; "They noted that it was a fine day to go
sailing" [syn: note, observe, remark]
3: commend; "he was cited for his outstanding achievements"