To mention is defined as to talk about in passing.(verb)
Someone who only briefly talks about a friend in a conversation is an example of mention.
Mention is defined as the recognition of good work or service.(noun)
A second place award at the school track meet is an example of an honorable mention.
The definition of mention is a brief statement.(noun)
A documentary that quickly talks about a historical figure is an example of a mention.
See mention in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME mencion < OFr mention < L mentio < mens (gen. mentis), mind
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transitive verb men·tioned, men·tion·ing, men·tions
Origin: From Middle English mencioun, reference
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin mentiō, mentiōn-; see men-1 in Indo-European roots.
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