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 for mention
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mention \Men"tion\, n. [OE. mencioun, F. mention, L. mentio,
     from the root of meminisse to remember. See Mind.]
     A speaking or notice of anything, -- usually in a brief or
     cursory manner. Used especially in the phrase to make mention
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           I will make mention of thy righteousness. --Ps. lxxi.
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           And sleep in dull, cold marble, where no mention
           Of me more must be heard of.             --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mention \Men"tion\ (m[e^]n"sh[u^]n), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Mentioned (m[e^]n"sh[u^]nd); p. pr. & vb. n. Mentioning.]
     [Cf. F. mentionner.]
     To make mention of; to speak briefly of; to name.
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           I will mention the loving-kindnesses of the Lord. --Is.
                                                    lxiii. 7.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a remark that calls attention to something or someone; "she
           made frequent mention of her promotion"; "there was no
           mention of it"; "the speaker made several references to his
           wife" [syn: mention, reference]
      2: a short note recognizing a source of information or of a
         quoted passage; "the student's essay failed to list several
         important citations"; "the acknowledgments are usually
         printed at the front of a book"; "the article includes
         mention of similar clinical cases" [syn: citation, cite,
         acknowledgment, credit, reference, mention,
      3: an official recognition of merit; "although he didn't win the
         prize he did get special mention" [syn: mention, honorable
      v 1: make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection
           with the invention" [syn: mention, advert, bring up,
           cite, name, refer]
      2: make mention of; "She observed that his presentation took up
         too much time"; "They noted that it was a fine day to go
         sailing" [syn: note, observe, mention, remark]
      3: commend; "he was cited for his outstanding achievements"
         [syn: mention, cite]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  183 Moby Thesaurus words for "mention":
     Parthian shot, accolade, account, acknowledge, acquaint,
     acquaintance, address, address to, adduce, advert, advertise,
     advertise of, advise, affirmation, allegation, allude, allude to,
     allusion, animadvert on, announcement, answer, apostrophe, apprise,
     assertion, assign, averment, blue book, blurt, blurt out, brief,
     briefing, bring in, bring to attention, bring to notice, bring up,
     bring word, broach, bulletin, call attention to, citation, cite,
     comment, communicate, communication, communique, crack, data,
     datum, declaration, denominate, designate, detail, determine,
     dictum, direct attention to, direct to, directory, disclose,
     dispatch, divulge, enlighten, enlightenment, eulogy, evidence,
     exclaim, exclamation, expression, facts, factual information,
     familiarization, familiarize, fix, focus on, gen,
     general information, give notice, give the facts, give word,
     greeting, guidebook, handout, hard information, hint at,
     honorable mention, impart, imply, incidental information, indicate,
     info, inform, information, insinuate, instance, instruct,
     instruction, intelligence, interject, interjection, intimate,
     introduce, knowledge, kudos, leave word, let drop, let fall,
     let know, light, make known, make reference to, mark, mention to,
     mentioning, message, muse, name, naming, note, notice,
     notification, notify, observation, observe, opine, phrase,
     pick out, pin down, point at, point out, point to, position,
     praise, presentation, promotional material, pronouncement, proof,
     publication, publicity, question, quote, recognition, refer,
     refer to, reference, referral, reflect, reflection, release,
     remark, report, reveal, say, saying, select, send word, sentence,
     serve notice, set, sidelight, signify, slight, speak, specialize,
     specify, state, statement, stipulate, subjoinder, suggest, tell,
     the dope, the goods, the know, the scoop, thought, touch on,
     touch upon, transmission, tribute, utterance, verse, white book,
     white paper, word

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