Noun Definition


1.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):reference

Category: General

2.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):acknowledgment, citation, cite, credit, quotation, reference

Category: General

3.Definition: an official recognition of merit

"Although he didn't win the prize he did get special mention"

Category: General