a remark that calls attention to something or someone
- "there was no mention of it"
- "she made frequent mention of her promotion"
- "the article includes mention of similar clinical cases"
an official recognition of merit
- "although he didn't win the prize he did get special mention"
say something in passing, make reference to something or someone
- "Her name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
- "He mentioned that he wouldn't be going home for Christmas"