MENTION definition, MENTION meaning | English dictionary

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      vb   tr  
1    to refer to or speak about briefly or incidentally  
2    to acknowledge or honour  
3    not to mention (something)   to say nothing of (something too obvious to mention)  
4    a recognition or acknowledgment  
5    a slight reference or allusion  
he only got a mention in the article, the author makes no mention of that     
6    the act of mentioning  
7      (Philosophy, logic, linguistics)   the occurrence (of an expression) in such a context that it is itself referred to rather than performing its own linguistic function. In ``Fido'' names Fido, the word Fido is first mentioned and then used to refer to the dog  
   Compare       use       18  
See also  
    formal mode  
     (C14: via Old French from Latin mentio a calling to mind, naming, from mens mind)  
  mentionable      adj  
  mentioner      n  
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1    acknowledge, adduce, allude to, bring up, broach, call attention to, cite, communicate, declare, disclose, divulge, hint at, impart, intimate, make known, name, point out, recount, refer to, report, reveal, speak about or of, state, tell, touch upon  
2    not to mention      as well as, besides, not counting, to say nothing of  
3    acknowledgment, citation, recognition, tribute  
4    allusion, announcement, indication, notification, observation, reference, remark  

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