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  3  definitions  found 
  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  1.6  [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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