Pronunciation of Mention
/mˈɛnʃən/, /mˈɛnʃən/, /m_ˈɛ_n_ʃ_ə_n/

Synonyms for mention

referral (noun)

allusion, citation, cross-reference, quotation, reference, referral.

Sense 1 (noun)

afterthought, aside, back talk, backchat, barb, bon mot, bromide.

Sense 2 (noun)

come up, words, allude to, tell of, refer to, talk in terms of something.

Sense 3 (noun)

instance, specific, specify.

allusion (noun)

charge, connotation, denotation, figure of speech, implication, imputation, inference, innuendo, insinuation, intimation, mention, quotation, statement, suggestion, incidental mention, play on words, casual remark.

citation (noun)

bidding, commendation, encomium, example, illustration, panegyric, passage, reward, salutation, saying, source, summons, Quoting.

comment (noun)

animadversion, annotation, backtalk, commentary, criticism, dictum, discussion, editorial, elucidation, exposition, gloss, hearsay, input, judgment, mouthful, observation, opinion, review, wisecrack, Obiter, two cents' worth, crack*, buzz*, comeback*.

communication (noun)

advice, advisement, articulation, assertion, communion, connection, contact, conversation, converse, correspondence, corresponding, declaration, delivery, disclosing, dissemination, expression, intelligence, interchange, intercommunication, link, making known, mention, publication, reading, reception, reference, revelation, talk, talking, telling, transfer, transmission, writing, Announcing, Notifying, Translating, intercourse.

list (noun)


mention (noun)

acknowledgment, advert, allusion, bring up, citation, cite, comment, credit, footnote, honorable mention, indication, name, naming, note, notice, notification, observe, quotation, recognition, refer, reference, remark, tribute, utterance, Specifying.

notice (noun)

naming, Specifying.

referral (noun)

allusion, citation, cross-reference, quotation, reference, referral.

broach (verb)

advance, approach, interject, interpose, moot, move, offer, open up, propose, submit, talk of, ventilate, raise subject.

cite (verb)

allege, evidence, excerpt, exemplify, extract, indicate, lay, number, present, recite, rehearse, remember, reminisce, repeat, spell out, refer to, appeal to, get down to brass tacks, give as example, illustrate with.

comment (verb)

affirm, animadvert, annotate, assert, bring out, clarify, commentate, conclude, construe, criticize, elucidate, explain, explicate, expound, express, illustrate, interpret, opine, pass on, pronounce, reflect, say, touch upon.

mention (verb)

acknowledge, acquaint, adduce, advert, bring up, broach, cite, communicate, declare, designate, detail, disclose, discuss, divulge, enumerate, impart, infer, instance, intimate, introduce, name, notify, observe, point out, quote, recount, report, reveal, specify, state, suggest, tell, throw out, touch on, allude to, make known, point to, speak of, call attention to, hint at, speak about.

Sense 1

blurt, broach, communicate, communication, crop up, notify, pop out, rake up, slip in, tell, trot out, come out with, scratch the surface, bandy around, flag up, lay before, work around to.

Sense 2

bring around, get onto, instance, remind, return to, lead up to, slip into, come on to, drag into, lead with, tell of.

Sense 3

decoration, recite, specify, turn to.

Sense 4

bring back.

Sense 6


Sense 7


Sense 9


Sense 11

come up, mean.

Sense 13


Sense 20


bring up

bring up, throw up to.

Usage examples for mention

  1. It therefore troubles my Lord that Mr. Coventry should not mention a word of him in his relation. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  2. But why should I mention it, for I cannot tell it now? – The Seaboard Parish, Complete by George MacDonald
  3. She didn't happen to mention that I added the words, 'I don't think'? – My Man Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse
  4. He would mention it to Woodville. – The Twelfth Hour by Ada Leverson
  5. Did I not mention it? – Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee by John Esten Cooke

Idioms for mention

  1. not to mention
  2. not to mention sb/ sth;
  3. mention ( sb/ sth) in passing;
  4. mention sm or sth in passing;
  5. mention sm or sth in sth;