Synonyms of mention


1. mention, reference, remark, comment, input

usage: 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"

2. citation, cite, acknowledgment, credit, reference, mention, quotation, note, annotation, notation

usage: 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"

3. mention, honorable mention, award, accolade, honor, honour, laurels

usage: an official recognition of merit; "although he didn't win the prize he did get special mention"


1. mention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refer, think of, have in mind, mean

usage: make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"

2. note, observe, mention, remark, state, say, tell

usage: make mention of; "She observed that his presentation took up too much time"; "They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing"

3. mention, cite, notice, acknowledge

usage: commend; "he was cited for his outstanding achievements"

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