mention ●●●●●
تلفظ آنلاین

Oxford 3000 vocabularySPEAKING vocabularyWRITING vocabularyTOEFL vocabularyCOMMON ERRORSCOLLOCATION

mention /ˈmenʃən/ verb [transitive]
mention noun [countable usually singular, uncountable]


تذکر ، یاداوری ، نام بردن ، ذکر کردن ، اشاره کردن ، بازرگانی: نام بردن ، ذکر کردن
mention
[verb]
Synonyms:
- refer to, bring up, declare, disclose, divulge, intimate, point out, reveal, state, touch upon
[noun]
Synonyms:
- acknowledgment, citation, recognition, tribute
- reference, allusion, indication, observation, remark
Contrasted words: disregard, ignore, neglect, overlook, pass by, pass over, slight
Related Idioms: make mention of
Related Words: denominate, designate, detail, advert, allude, refer, quote
English Thesaurus: comment, remark, point, observation, aside, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. mention1 S1 W1 /ˈmenʃən/ verb [transitive]

1. to talk or write about something or someone, usually quickly and without saying very much or giving details:
Was my name mentioned at all?
Some of the problems were mentioned in his report.
mention something to somebody
I mentioned the idea to Joan, and she seemed to like it.
mention (that)
He mentioned that he was having problems, but he didn’t explain.
It’s worth mentioning (=it is important enough to mention) that they only studied a very small number of cases.
As I mentioned earlier, there have been a lot of changes recently.
She mentioned in passing (=mentioned in a quick unimportant way) that you had just been to Rome.
now you mention it (=used to say that you had not thought about something until the speaker mentioned it)
Now you mention it, I haven’t seen her around lately.
fail/omit/neglect to mention something (=not mention something you should mention)
The report failed to mention that most of the landowners do not live on their properties.
Do not say ‘mention about’ something. Mention is followed by a direct object: She didn’t mention her mother.

2. don’t mention it spoken used to say politely that there is no need for someone to thank you for helping them:
‘Thanks for the ride home!’ ‘Don’t mention it.’

3. not to mention something used to introduce an additional thing that makes a situation even more difficult, surprising, interesting etc:
Pollution has a negative effect on the health of everyone living in the city, not to mention the damage to the environment.
It’s too far to walk, not to mention the fact that it’ll probably be closed by now anyway.

4. be mentioned in dispatches British English to have your name on an official list of people who have been brave in battle, as an honour

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. mention2 noun [countable usually singular, uncountable]
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Old French; Origin: Latin mentio, from mens 'mind']
when someone mentions something or someone in a conversation, piece of writing etc
mention of
He made no mention of his wife’s illness.
at the mention of something
At the mention of a trip to the seaside, the children got very excited.
They all get a mention (=they are all mentioned) in the book.
deserve/merit (a) mention
There is one other person who deserves special mention (=is especially worth mentioning for something they have done).
honourable mention

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

mention
noun
ADJ. brief, passing | special | earliest, first The earliest mention of the village is in a 16th-century manuscript.
VERB + MENTION deserve My cousin deserves a mention for all his hard work.
get, receive His professor gets a mention in the acknowledgements.
make Special mention must be made of Yuki Yamagishi's wonderful performance as the doctor.
hear I've heard no mention of a salary increase this year.
PREP. at the ~ of At the very mention of his name, Kate started shaking with fright.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

mention
verb
ADV. already, earlier, just, previously, so far As already mentioned, the legislation does not consider low pay as an acceptable reason for turning down a job. This aspect is discussed further by Crane, whom I mentioned earlier. All the approaches mentioned so far are fairly conventional.
commonly, frequently | rarely, seldom | briefly, in passing He only mentioned his work in passing.
casually I casually mentioned that I might be interested in working abroad.
directly, explicitly, expressly, specifically She did not specifically mention your name.
inadvertently | barely, hardly, scarcely | not actually, not at all Although she didn't actually mention the move, I am sure that was in her mind. My name wasn't mentioned at all.
VERB + MENTION fail to, forget to, omit to
PREP. as Next spring has been mentioned as a possible time for the event.
in She didn't mention the economy in her speech.
in connection with sth I was very angry when I saw my name mentioned in connection with an incident that had absolutely nothing to do with me.
to Please don't mention this to Sally.
PHRASES avoid mentioning sb/sth He avoided mentioning his family.
be worth mentioning sth At this point, it is worth mentioning that many people who were adopted as babies have no desire to meet their biological parents.
mentioned above/below In the example mentioned above, either method of construction could have been used.
mentioned in dispatches Wounded in action, he was twice mentioned in dispatches.
mention the fact that … , not to mention (= used to add extra information) He has two big houses in this country, not to mention his villa in France.
now you come to mention it Now that you come to mention it, he did say something about a ghost.
to mention but a few plumbers, printers, dyers, glaziers and potters, to mention but a few

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

mention

as I mentioned earlier
As I mentioned earlier, it will cost a lot of money.
it is worth mentioning that (=it is important enough to mention)
It is worth mentioning again that most accidents happen in the home.
mention something in passing (=mention something without much detail, especially while you were talking about something else)
She mentioned in passing that she had an eight-year-old son.
now (that) you mention it (=used for saying that you had not thought of something until someone else mentioned it)
I’ve never been to his house either, now that you mention it.
fail/neglect/omit to mention something (=deliberately not mention something)
I omitted to mention that I had not been to university.
forget to mention something
I must not forget to mention how kind he was to us.
avoid mentioning something
They both avoided mentioning John, though Anne longed to talk about him.
mention sb’s name
Why does he look angry every time I mention Clare’s name?
to mention but a few (=used when you are only giving a few examples)
She had taken a number of classes, including photography, art, and pottery, to mention but a few.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

mention
verb
BAD: The first place that foreigners think of when I mention about Indonesia is Bali.
GOOD: The first place that foreigners think of when I mention Indonesia is Bali.

Usage Note:
mention sth (WITHOUT about ): 'I don't suppose she mentioned her new address?' 'They mentioned how helpful you had been.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

mention
ˈmenʃən
See: not to mention

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary


TahlilGaran Online Dictionary ver 14.0
All rights reserved, Copyright © ALi R. Motamed 2001-2020.

TahlilGaran : دیکشنری آنلاین تحلیلگران (معنی mention) | علیرضا معتمد , دیکشنری تحلیلگران , وب اپلیکیشن , تحلیلگران , دیکشنری , آنلاین , آیفون , IOS , آموزش مجازی 4.64 : 2211
4.64دیکشنری آنلاین تحلیلگران (معنی mention)
دیکشنری تحلیلگران (وب اپلیکیشن، ویژه کاربران آیفون، IOS) | دیکشنری آنلاین تحلیلگران (معنی mention) | موسس و مدیر مسئول :