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mention

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of mention

  1. a formal recognition of an achievement or praiseworthy deed received a special mention for her submission to the exhibition of local artists Synonyms acknowledgment (or acknowledgement), citation, commendationRelated Words decoration, medal, ribbon; accolade, award, honor, kudo, prize, tribute; dedication


mention

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of mention

  1. 1 to make reference to or speak about briefly but specifically you only mentioned in passing some of your accomplishments Synonyms advert (to), cite, drop, instance, name, note, notice, quote, refer (to), specify, touch (on or upon) Related Words allude (to), hint (at), imply, indicate, infer, intend, intimate, suggest; point (out), signal, signify; denominate, designate; indicate; bring up, broach, interject, interpolate, interpose, introduce; infiltrate, insinuate, worm; advertise, announce, broadcast, declare, proclaim, pronounce, publicize, publish, sound; clarify, clear (up), elucidate, explain, explicate, spell out Near Antonyms disregard, forget, ignore, neglect, overlook, overpass, pass over, slight

  2. 2 to give as an example mentioned several legal precedents in support of her argument Synonyms adduce, cite, instance, quoteRelated Words exemplify, represent; advert (to), illustrate, instance, name, refer (to), specify, touch (on or upon); bear out, corroborate, document, substantiate, validate; reference, source


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