Hypertext Webster Gateway: "mention"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Mention \Men"tion\, n. [OE. mencioun, F. mention, L. mentio,
from the root of meminisse to remember. See {Mind}.]
A speaking or notice of anything, -- usually in a brief or
cursory manner. Used especially in the phrase to make mention

I will make mention of thy righteousness. --Ps. lxxi.

And sleep in dull, cold marble, where no mention Of me
more must be heard of. --Shak.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Mention \Men"tion\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mentioned}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Mentioning}.] [Cf. F. mentionner.]
To make mention of; to speak briefly of; to name.

I will mention the loving-kindnesses of the Lord. --Is.
lxiii. 7.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

n 1: 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" [syn: {reference}]
2: a short note acknowledging a source of information or
quoting a passage; "the student's essay failed to list
several important citations"; "the article includes
mention of similar clinical cases" [syn: {citation}, {credit},
{reference}, {quotation}]
3: an official recognition of merit; "although he didn't win
the prize he did get special mention" [syn: {honorable
v 1: make reference to: "His name was mentioned in connection
with the invention" [syn: {advert}, {bring up}, {cite},
{name}, {refer}]
2: make mention of; "She observed that his presentation took up
too much time"; "They noted that it was a fine day to go
sailing" [syn: {note}, {observe}, {remark}]
3: cite, as for an outstanding achievement [syn: {acknowledge},

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