verb (used with object)
Origin of mention
Synonyms for mention
Related Words for mentionedvoiced, quoted, specified, cited, suggested, named, considered, declared, intimated, discussed, revealed, communicated, told
Examples from the Web for mentioned
Contemporary Examples of 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?
January 7, 2015
That Huckabee is mentioned in the same sentence with other aspiring conservative governors, especially Bobby Jindal, is laughable.Why This Liberal Hearts Huckabee
January 6, 2015
Over dinner, the Knight had mentioned that Scalise had spoken before the EURO event.GOP Boss Gets Help From ‘White Hate’ Pal
December 30, 2014
The Kentucky Republican also mentioned several potential GOP rivals in 2016.Rand Paul Has a Few Festivus Grievances
December 23, 2014
The virgin birth is mentioned in the...what...gasp...Koran?!Why Muslims Love Jesus Too
December 23, 2014
Historical Examples of mentioned
"Of course I am, otherwise I wouldn't have mentioned it," declared Emma.
I am glad you mentioned that word, because we should have been at a loss what to have called it.Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9)
I have mentioned in my letter to her that I have written to you.
The pillory stood not far away, and the May-pole is also mentioned.Yorkshire Painted And Described
All these, then recently installed, are mentioned by Rouquet.De Libris: Prose and Verse
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).