verb (used with object)
- mentoanterior position,
Origin of mention
Examples from the Web for mention
Geisbert was also quick to mention how the methodology of the study could be affecting the current results.
They mention that a former cia agent and someone who used to work for Hilary [sic] Clinton looked at the script.Exclusive: Sony Emails Say Studio Exec Picked Kim Jong-Un as the Villain of ‘The Interview’|William Boot|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Not to mention the core Christian idea that sexuality is, itself, a necessary evil, and something that must be repressed.
Not to mention the revenue that will be generated by this, which then can be used to fund education and health care.Tribes to U.S. Government: Take Your Weed and Shove It|Abby Haglage|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He did not mention rectal feeding, but perhaps he was not fully briefed.
At the mention of the boy's sister, Ancrum looked up with a start.The History of David Grieve|Mrs. Humphry Ward
The killer's head snapped up at mention of the Corps, and he stared harder and more suspiciously than ever into Hanlon's eyes.Man of Many Minds|E. Everett Evans
The mention of Description brings us to the scene of a narrative.Talks on Writing English|Arlo Bates
The historians of literature scarcely deign to mention a few names, or the editors of selections to extract a few sonnets.
The mention of the laws of Moses leads me to offer a suggestion.The Moral Instruction of Children|Felix Adler
Word Origin for mention
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.
see not to mention; you're welcome (don't mention it).