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1. mention

verb. ['ˈmɛnʃən'] make reference to.

Synonyms

  • have in mind
  • touch on
  • cross-refer
  • remember
  • drag up
  • advert
  • speak of the devil
  • mean
  • dredge up
  • cite
  • think of
  • refer
  • bring up
  • appeal
  • quote
  • raise
  • namedrop
  • name
  • commend

Antonyms

  • discharge
  • begin
  • divide
  • disrepute

Etymology

  • mention (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • mentio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Mention

  • misapprehension
  • comprehension
  • condescension
  • reinvention
  • hypotension
  • hypertension
  • apprehension
  • suspension
  • prevention
  • pretension
  • extension
  • convention
  • contention
  • retention
  • laurentian
  • invention
  • dissension
  • dimension
  • detention
  • attention
  • ascension
  • tension
  • pension
  • henschen
  • gentian

How do you pronounce mention?

Pronounce mention as ˈmɛnʃən.

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Sentences with mention


1. Noun, singular or mass
If you are a photographer, read interviews that mention any favorite artists.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Instructions for growing grass generally mention the importance of good drainage for healthy growth.

3. Verb, base form
Not to mention, this material choice has a low impact on the environment.

Quotes about mention


1. Those who have succeeded at anything and don't mention luck are kidding themselves.
- Larry King

2. With success came an ever-growing burden of responsibility. I lived with a near-constant low-level anxiety that I would make a mistake that would not only threaten my career, but also my brothers' - not to mention the livelihoods of many people who work with us or for us.
- Donny Osmond

3. That sounds terrific, thought Cary, just you, your comatose wife your shell-shocked son, and your daughter who hates your guts. Not to mention that your two kids may be in love with each other. Yeah, that sounds like a perfect family reunion.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Bones

2. mention

verb. ['ˈmɛnʃən'] make mention of.

Synonyms

  • state
  • comment
  • notice
  • tell
  • remark
  • point out
  • say
  • observe

Antonyms

  • lower
  • demote
  • start
  • repel

Etymology

  • mention (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • mentio (Latin)

3. mention

noun. ['ˈmɛnʃən'] a remark that calls attention to something or someone.

Synonyms

  • comment
  • allusion
  • reference
  • remark
  • input
  • retrospection

Antonyms

  • abnormal
  • estimable
  • rich
  • unskilled

Etymology

  • mention (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • mentio (Latin)

4. mention

verb. ['ˈmɛnʃən'] commend.

Synonyms

  • acknowledge
  • notice

Antonyms

  • bore
  • descent
  • decrease

Etymology

  • mention (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • mentio (Latin)

5. mention

noun. ['ˈmɛnʃən'] a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage.

Synonyms

  • cross-reference
  • acknowledgment
  • quotation
  • note
  • credit
  • reference
  • photo credit
  • cite
  • notation
  • citation
  • annotation

Antonyms

  • forget
  • disinherit
  • generous
  • nice

Etymology

  • mention (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • mentio (Latin)

6. mention

noun. ['ˈmɛnʃən'] an official recognition of merit.

Synonyms

  • accolade
  • laurels
  • honor
  • award
  • honorable mention

Antonyms

  • bless
  • dissociate
  • stifle
  • worsen

Etymology

  • mention (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • mentio (Latin)
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