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Overview of noun mention

The noun mention has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (8) 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")

2. (1) 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")

3. mention, honorable mention

(an official recognition of merit; "although he didn't win the prize he did get special mention")


Overview of verb mention

The verb mention has 3 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (62) mention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refer

(make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention")

2. (14) 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")

3. (6) mention, cite

(commend; "he was cited for his outstanding achievements")

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