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
not to mention
you’re welcome (don’t mention it)
noun 1. a person who owns or operates a mill, especially a mill that grinds grain into flour. 2. milling machine. 3. any moth, especially of the family Noctuidae, having wings that appear powdery. noun 1. Arthur, 1915–2005, U.S. playwright and novelist. 2. Glenn, 1904–44, U.S. dance bandleader and trombonist. 3. Henry, 1891–1980, U.S. novelist. […]
verb (used with object), mineralized, mineralizing. 1. to convert into a mineral substance. 2. to transform (a metal) into an ore. 3. to impregnate or supply with mineral substances. verb (used without object), mineralized, mineralizing. 4. to study or collect the minerals of a region. verb (transitive) 1. to impregnate (organic matter, water, etc) with […]
noun 1. a person authorized to conduct religious worship; member of the clergy; pastor. 2. a person authorized to administer sacraments, as at Mass. 3. a person appointed by or under the authority of a sovereign or head of a government to some high office of state, especially to that of head of an administrative […]
noun, plural ministries. 1. the service, functions, or profession of a minister of religion. 2. the body or class of ministers of religion; clergy. 3. the service, function, or office of a minister of state. 4. the body of ministers of state. 5. (usually initial capital letter) any of the administrative governmental departments of certain […]