verb (used with object)
- mentoanterior position,
Origin of mention
Examples from the Web for mentioned
Even the hot Jewish women I mentioned above did something a bit more “intellectual” than pageantry: acting.Why Was Bess Myerson the First and Last Jewish Miss America?|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
That Huckabee is mentioned in the same sentence with other aspiring conservative governors, especially Bobby Jindal, is laughable.
Over dinner, the Knight had mentioned that Scalise had spoken before the EURO event.
The Kentucky Republican also mentioned several potential GOP rivals in 2016.
The virgin birth is mentioned in the...what...gasp...Koran?!
The name of Mr. Galloway should also be mentioned as one of the earliest workers in this direction.
This prelate died in 1581, after having composed several works, which are mentioned by Nicholas Antonio.
This was a greater faith than that of her daughter-in-law, Ruth, whose name is not mentioned.The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews|Thomas Charles Edwards
He mentioned that he had gotten several books from the library at times to take home for him and his wife to read.Warren Commission (10 of 26): Hearings Vol. X (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
My musical education, in spite of the limitations of opportunity just mentioned, was the best that the time could afford.Reminiscences, 1819-1899|Julia Ward Howe.
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).