[men-shuh n] /ˈmɛn ʃən/
verb (used with object)
to refer briefly to; name, specify, or speak of:
Don’t forget to mention her contribution to the project.
to cite formally for a meritorious act or achievement:
He was mentioned in dispatches from the war zone.
a direct or incidental reference; a mentioning:
to make mention of a place.
formal recognition for a meritorious act or achievement:
Her entry in the science competition received a special mention.
not to mention, in addition to; without mentioning:
We were served a sumptuous entree, not to mention the other courses.
to refer to or speak about briefly or incidentally
to acknowledge or honour
not to mention something, to say nothing of something too obvious to mention
a recognition or acknowledgment
a slight reference or allusion: he only got a mention in the article, the author makes no mention of that
the act of mentioning
(philosophy, logic, linguistics) the occurrence (of an expression) in such a context that it is itself referred to rather than performing its own linguistic function. In “Fido” names Fido, the word Fido is first mentioned and then used to refer to the dog Compare use (sense 18) See also formal mode
(mainly Austral & NZ) a preliminary hearing in a court of law
c.1300, “a note, reference,” from Old French mencion “mention, memory, speech,” from Latin mentionem (nominative mentio) “a calling to mind, a speaking of, a making mention,” from root of Old Latin minisci “to think,” related to mens (genitive mentis) “mind,” from PIE root *men- “think” (see mind (n.)).
1520s, from mention (n.) or else from Middle French mentionner, from Old French mencion. Related: Mentioned; mentioning; mentionable. Don’t mention it as a conventional reply to expressions of gratitude or apology is attested from 1840.
/ˈmɛntˌmɔː/ noun 1. a mansion in Mentmore in Buckinghamshire: built by Sir Joseph Paxton in the 19th century for the Rothschild family; now owned by the Maharishi University of Natural Law
- Mentoanterior position
mentoanterior position men·to·an·te·ri·or position (měn’tō-ān-tēr’ē-ər) n. A cephalic presentation of the fetus with the chin pointing to either the right or left front quarter of the mother’s pelvis.
[men-tuh n-yair; French mahn-taw-nyer] /ˌmɛn tənˈyɛər; French mɑ̃ tɔˈnyɛr/ noun, plural mentonnières [men-tuh n-yairz; French mahn-taw-nyer] /ˌmɛn tənˈyɛərz; French mɑ̃ tɔˈnyɛr/ (Show IPA). Armor. 1. any of various plate pieces for protecting the lower part of the face, as a beaver.
[men-tohn; French mahn-tawn] /mɛnˈtoʊn; French mɑ̃ˈtɔ̃/ noun 1. a city in SE France, on the Mediterranean: winter resort. /mɛnˈtəʊn; French mɑ̃tɔ̃/ noun 1. a town and resort in SE France, on the Mediterranean: belonged to Monaco from the 14th century until 1848, then an independent republic until purchased by France in 1860. Pop: 28 812 […]