Synonyms for (noun) mention

Synonyms: mention, honorable mention

Definition: an official recognition of merit

Usage: although he didn't win the prize he did get special mention

Similar words: honor, honour, laurels, award, accolade

Definition: a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction

Usage: an award for bravery


Synonyms: mention, quotation, reference, citation, cite, acknowledgment, credit

Definition: a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage

Usage: the student's essay failed to list several important citations; the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book; the article includes mention of similar clinical cases

Similar words: annotation, notation, note

Definition: a comment or instruction (usually added)

Usage: his notes were appended at the end of the article; he added a short notation to the address on the envelope


Synonyms: mention, reference

Definition: a remark that calls attention to something or someone

Usage: she made frequent mention of her promotion; there was no mention of it; the speaker made several references to his wife

Similar words: input, remark, comment

Definition: a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information

Usage: from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account

Synonyms for (verb) mention

Synonyms: remark, note, observe, mention

Definition: make mention of

Usage: She observed that his presentation took up too much time; They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing

Similar words: tell, say, state

Definition: express in words

Usage: He said that he wanted to marry her; tell me what is bothering you; state your opinion; state your name


Synonyms: cite, mention

Definition: commend

Usage: he was cited for his outstanding achievements

Similar words: notice, acknowledge

Definition: express recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with

Usage: He never acknowledges his colleagues when they run into him in the hallway; She acknowledged his complement with a smile; it is important to acknowledge the work of others in one's own writing


Synonyms: name, cite, bring up, advert, mention, refer

Definition: make reference to

Usage: His name was mentioned in connection with the invention

Similar words: have in mind, think of, mean

Definition: intend to refer to

Usage: I'm thinking of good food when I talk about France; Yes, I meant you when I complained about people who gossip!