mention

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French mention, from Latin mentiō, mentionis.

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Noun[edit]

mention (plural mentions)

  1. A speaking or notice of anything, usually in a brief or cursory manner. Used especially in the phrase to make mention of.
    • Bible, Psalms lxxi. 16
      I will make mention of thy righteousness.
    • Shakespeare
      And sleep in dull, cold marble, where no mention / Of me more must be heard of.

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Verb[edit]

mention (third-person singular simple present mentions, present participle mentioning, simple past and past participle mentioned)

  1. To make a short reference to something.
    • 2013 June 1, “End of the peer show”, The Economist, volume 407, number 8838, page 71: 
      Finance is seldom romantic. But the idea of peer-to-peer lending comes close. This is an industry that brings together individual savers and lenders on online platforms. [] Banks and credit-card firms are kept out of the picture. Talk to enough people in the field and someone is bound to mention the “democratisation of finance”.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin mentiō, mentionis.

Noun[edit]

mention f (plural mentions)

  1. mention (act of mentioning)
  2. slogan

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Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin mentiō, mentionis.

Noun[edit]

mention f (oblique plural mentions, nominative singular mention, nominative plural mentions)

  1. mention (act of mentioning)