Textual thesaurus for "mention"

(noun) honorable mention

an official recognition of merit

although he didn't win the prize he did get special mention

(noun) quotation, reference, citation, cite, acknowledgment, credit

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

(noun) 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

(verb) remark, note, observe

make mention of

She observed that his presentation took up too much time; They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing

(verb) cite


he was cited for his outstanding achievements

(verb) name, cite, bring up, advert, refer

make reference to

His name was mentioned in connection with the invention