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Well, for the reasons I mention above, although I am not sure the live shows were really so brilliant - but nobody could hear much so perhaps it did not matter! It was certainly a very exciting time for us all.
Peter Asher

Meaning of "mention" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD MENTION

Via Old French from Latin mentiō a calling to mind, naming, from mēns mind.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF MENTION

mention  [ˈmɛnʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MENTION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Mention is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb mention in English.

WHAT DOES MENTION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Quote

Quotation is the repetition of someone else's statement or thoughts. Quotation marks are punctuation marks used in text to indicate the words of another speaker or writer. Both of these words are sometimes abbreviated as "quote". Quote may also refer to...

Definition of mention in the English dictionary

The first definition of mention in the dictionary is to refer to or speak about briefly or incidentally. Other definition of mention is to acknowledge or honour. Mention is also a recognition or acknowledgment.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO MENTION

PRESENT

Present
I mention
you mention
he/she/it mentions
we mention
you mention
they mention
Present continuous
I am mentioning
you are mentioning
he/she/it is mentioning
we are mentioning
you are mentioning
they are mentioning
Present perfect
I have mentioned
you have mentioned
he/she/it has mentioned
we have mentioned
you have mentioned
they have mentioned
Present perfect continuous
I have been mentioning
you have been mentioning
he/she/it has been mentioning
we have been mentioning
you have been mentioning
they have been mentioning
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I mentioned
you mentioned
he/she/it mentioned
we mentioned
you mentioned
they mentioned
Past continuous
I was mentioning
you were mentioning
he/she/it was mentioning
we were mentioning
you were mentioning
they were mentioning
Past perfect
I had mentioned
you had mentioned
he/she/it had mentioned
we had mentioned
you had mentioned
they had mentioned
Past perfect continuous
I had been mentioning
you had been mentioning
he/she/it had been mentioning
we had been mentioning
you had been mentioning
they had been mentioning
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will mention
you will mention
he/she/it will mention
we will mention
you will mention
they will mention
Future continuous
I will be mentioning
you will be mentioning
he/she/it will be mentioning
we will be mentioning
you will be mentioning
they will be mentioning
Future perfect
I will have mentioned
you will have mentioned
he/she/it will have mentioned
we will have mentioned
you will have mentioned
they will have mentioned
Future perfect continuous
I will have been mentioning
you will have been mentioning
he/she/it will have been mentioning
we will have been mentioning
you will have been mentioning
they will have been mentioning
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would mention
you would mention
he/she/it would mention
we would mention
you would mention
they would mention
Conditional continuous
I would be mentioning
you would be mentioning
he/she/it would be mentioning
we would be mentioning
you would be mentioning
they would be mentioning
Conditional perfect
I would have mention
you would have mention
he/she/it would have mention
we would have mention
you would have mention
they would have mention
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been mentioning
you would have been mentioning
he/she/it would have been mentioning
we would have been mentioning
you would have been mentioning
they would have been mentioning
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you mention
we let´s mention
you mention
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to mention
Past participle
mentioned
Present Participle
mentioning
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MENTION


apprehension
ˌæprɪˈhɛnʃən
ascension
əˈsɛnʃən
attention
əˈtɛnʃən
comprehension
ˌkɒmprɪˈhɛnʃən
contention
kənˈtɛnʃən
convention
kənˈvɛnʃən
declension
dɪˈklɛnʃən
detention
dɪˈtɛnʃən
dimension
dɪˈmɛnʃən
extension
ɪkˈstɛnʃən
hypertension
ˌhaɪpəˈtɛnʃən
intention
ɪnˈtɛnʃən
intervention
ˌɪntəˈvɛnʃən
invention
ɪnˈvɛnʃən
pension
ˈpɛnʃən
prevention
prɪˈvɛnʃən
recension
rɪˈsɛnʃən
retention
rɪˈtɛnʃən
suspension
səˈspɛnʃən
tension
ˈtɛnʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MENTION

mentally handicapped
mentally impaired
mentation
mentee
menthaceous
menthene
menthol
menthol cigarettes
mentholated
menticide
mentionable
mentioner
Mentmore
mento
Menton
mentonniere
mentor
mentorial
mentoring
mentorship

WORDS THAT END LIKE MENTION

abstention
accident prevention
accreditation
armed intervention
bone of contention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
chemoprevention
contravention
crime prevention
dissention
distention
fire prevention
honourable mention
inattention
indention
National Convention
obtention
political convention
reinvention
selective attention
subvention

Synonyms and antonyms of mention in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «MENTION»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «mention» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of mention

Translation of «mention» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MENTION

Find out the translation of mention to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of mention from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «mention» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

提及
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

mención
570 millions of speakers

English

mention
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उल्लेख
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يَذْكُرُ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

упоминать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

mencionar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উল্লেখ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mentionner
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

menyebut
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

erwähnen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

話に出す
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

언급하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sebutno
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đề cập
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குறிப்பிட
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उल्लेख
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

söz etmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

menzionare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wspomnieć
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

згадувати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

a menționa
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

αναφέρω
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

noem
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

nämna
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

nevne
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of mention

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MENTION»

The term «mention» is very widely used and occupies the 4.723 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MENTION» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «mention» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «mention» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about mention

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «MENTION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word mention.
1
Karen Armstrong
Compassion is not a popular virtue. Very often when I talk to religious people, and mention how important it is that compassion is the key, that it's the sine-qua-non of religion, people look kind of balked, and stubborn sometimes, as much to say, what's the point of having religion if you can't disapprove of other people?
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Peter Asher
Well, for the reasons I mention above, although I am not sure the live shows were really so brilliant - but nobody could hear much so perhaps it did not matter! It was certainly a very exciting time for us all.
3
Joyce Banda
My dear husband, Richard, has been the driving force behind my success and rise to whatever level I am now. My story and legacy is incomplete without his mention.
4
Lynda Barry
In my writing class, we never, ever talk about the writing - ever. We never address a story that's been read. I also won't let anyone look at the person who's reading. No eye contact; everybody has to draw a spiral. And I would like to do a drawing class where we could talk about anything except for the drawing. No one could even mention it.
5
Charles M. Blow
What too few people mention when discussing crime is the degree to which concentrated poverty, hopelessness and despair are the chambermaids of violence and incivility.
6
Louise Brown
I like many types of music and probably too many to mention here.
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Tim Cahill
Publishing your work is important. Even if you are giving a piece to some smaller publication for free, you will learn something about your writing. The editor will say something, friends will mention it. You will learn.
8
John Conyers
The Magna Carta is widely known to be one of the foundational documents for our Constitution. I can only imagine that a mention of that in a court decision would be forbidden by our friends on the right.
9
Kenny Cunningham
I wouldn't even mention myself in the same breath as someone like big Paul.
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Theodore Dalrymple
The idea that man is a tabula rasa, or Mao's sheet of blank paper upon which the most beautiful characters can be written, is an old one with disastrous implications. I do not think though that the cults you mention could survive honest thought about human nature.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MENTION»

Discover the use of mention in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to mention and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Don't Mention Pirates
Don't Mention Pirates. That is until the day Scarlet discovers gold (front flap) Years ago, bad luck befell poor old Grandma Silver, matriarch of the once-famous Silver pirate family. She was accidentally eaten by a giant shrimp.
Sarah McConnell, 2006
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Not to Mention Camels: A Wild Trip Through Time and Space
Three memorable creatures world jump in a meta-cosmic universe that orbits with nightmarish landscapes that thrive on anti-matter, anti-space, and anti-time.
R. A. Lafferty, 2000
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Did They Mention the Music?: The Autobiography of Henry Mancini
Best known for the "dead-ant" theme to the Pink Panther films, Henry Mancini also composed the music to Peter Gunn, Breakfast at Tiffany's, Orson Welles' Touch of Evil, and the Academy Award winning soundtracks to Victor/Victoria and The ...
Henry Mancini, 2001
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Don't Mention the War
This catalog is published in response to Kim Rugg's solo show at the Mark Moore Gallery entitled "Don't Mention the War". It includes an essay, interview with the artist and color images.
Kim Rugg, 2008
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Mention Your Request Here: The Church's Most Powerful Novenas
More than a book of devotions, this is a tour of America's holiest shrines. Names and locations of shrines all over America, the stories behind their novenas, and of course the prayers themselves.
Michael Dubruiel, 2000
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Blossom at the mention of your name
Fiona Cooper anatomises the modern world, marvels at the variety of its inhabitants and, above all, celebrates difference. In this remarkable new novel, life on the edges is portrayed with wit, humour and compassion.
Fiona Cooper, 1995
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Principles of Biblical Hermeneutics
Dr. S. Franklin Logsdon, Bible teacher and evangelist, says of this book: "These principles of Bible study by Dr. J. Edwin Hartill have been tested and proved in his own personal teaching for many years.
J. Edwin Hartill, 1960
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Don't Mention the War: Northern Ireland, Propaganda and the ...
It is all the more impressive, then, to find that his original research is also first class' Contemporary Record'This is surely - and likely to remain for some time - the definitive study of 'public relations and the Northern conflict .
David Miller, 1994
9
Teams
What conditions must exist for teams to be successful. Which teams are appropriate for a particular situation. How to develop teams to meet the specific needs of your organization.
Ronald Recardo, Charles A Mention Iii, Jennifer Jolly, 2009
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Not to Mention the Kangaroos
Life in Australia as seen by an American housewife.
Mulaika Corben, 1956

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MENTION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term mention is used in the context of the following news items.
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4,000-year-old tablets found in Turkey mention women's rights - AOL …
Women's rights have recently become a more open topic of discussion for some Muslim countries, but a new discovery in Turkey tangibly ... «AOL News, Jul 15»
2
Abortion regrets? Too few to mention - Women's Agenda
It follows, does it not, that if so many rules and regulations, not to mention ranting strangers who claim to know best, are required to determine ... «Women's Agenda, Jul 15»
3
All mention of Russian chess legend and anti-Putin activist Garry …
Gik claims he wrote the entries and submitted them - but upon reading the published book, found that Kasparov's entry and all mention of him ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
4
Many Chronic Pain Patients Fail to Mention Alternative Therapies …
New research discovers more than half of chronic pain patients in a managed care setting reported using chiropractic care or acupuncture or ... «PsychCentral.com, Jul 15»
5
Worth a Mention | Worth County GA Online News - Worthit2u.net
Jarrett also gave thanks and special mention to his sponsors who helped make it possible for him to attend the National Beta Competition as ... «worthit2u.net, Jul 15»
6
Australian PM Refuses to Mention Asylum-seekers
SYDNEY (AFP) – Australian refugee groups yesterday demanded the government provide answers about a boatload of asylum-seekers ... «Khmer Times, Jul 15»
7
McConnell doesn't mention Bevin in speech - The Courier-Journal
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke for more than 40 minutes Monday in Shepherdsville and never once mentioned ... «The Courier-Journal, Jul 15»
8
Eight Frontier Airlines Horror Stories That Mention Denver | Westword
But FrontierAirlinesHorrorStories.com is by far the most elaborate we found — and many of the accounts mention Denver, the airlines' base of ... «Westword, Jul 15»
9
Don't mention Selena Gomez: Niall Horan, Justin Bieber and Cody …
Despite the fact that all three popstars have been linked to the same girl, it seems Niall Horan has formed a new clique with Justin Bieber and ... «Irish Independent, Jul 15»
10
De Rossi: “Don't mention objectives!”
Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi refused to discuss the club's objectives for the season ahead of their International Champions Cup clash ... «Football Italia, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Mention [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/mention>. Dec 2019 ».
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