Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun mention

3 senses of mention

Sense 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")
       => remark, comment, input -- (a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information; "from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account")

Sense 2
citation, cite, 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")
       => note, annotation, notation -- (a comment or instruction (usually added); "his notes were appended at the end of the article"; "he added a short notation to the address on the envelope")

Sense 3
mention, honorable mention -- (an official recognition of merit; "although he didn't win the prize he did get special mention")
       => award, accolade, honor, honour, laurels -- (a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an award for bravery")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb mention

3 senses of mention

Sense 1
mention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refer -- (make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention")
       => think of, have in mind, mean -- (intend to refer to; "I'm thinking of good food when I talk about France"; "Yes, I meant you when I complained about people who gossip!")

Sense 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")
       => state, say, tell -- (express in words; "He said that he wanted to marry her"; "tell me what is bothering you"; "state your opinion"; "state your name")

Sense 3
mention, cite -- (commend; "he was cited for his outstanding achievements")
       => notice, acknowledge -- (express recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with; "He never acknowledges his colleagues when they run into him in the hallway"; "She acknowledged his complement with a smile"; "it is important to acknowledge the work of others in one's own writing")

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