Meaning : 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.
Synonyms : reference
Meaning : 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.
Meaning : An official recognition of merit.
Although he didn't win the prize he did get special mention.
Synonyms : honorable mention
Meaning : Commend.
He was cited for his outstanding achievements.
Synonyms : cite