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"
"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