Definition of Mention


  • an official recognition of merit
    "although he didn't win the prize he did get special mention"
    - honorable mention
  • 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"
  • 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"


  • commend
    "he was cited for his outstanding achievements"
  • make mention of
    "She observed that his presentation took up too much time"
    "They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing"
  • make reference to
    "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
    - bring up
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Mention

  • Scrabble® score of the mention (9)
  • Word Chums® score of the mention (13)
  • Words With Friends® score of the mention (12)

Unscramble mention

89 unscramble word found using the letters mention.

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