1. [ verb ] make reference to
Synonyms: mention refer name bring_up advert

: "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"

Related terms: think_of invoke touch_on reference speak_of_the_devil cross-refer raise drag_up remember commend namedrop mention citation quotation citation mentioner
2. [ verb ] commend
Synonyms: mention acknowledge

"he was cited for his outstanding achievements"

Related terms: praise notice citation
3. [ verb ] (writing) refer to for illustration or proof
Synonyms: quote reference

"He said he could quote several instances of this behavior"

Related terms: write mention writing quote citation reference
4. [ verb ] repeat a passage from
Synonyms: quote

"He quoted the Bible to her

Related terms: repeat misquote reference quotation citation quotation
5. [ verb ] advance evidence for
Synonyms: abduce adduce
Related terms: testify quotation
6. [ verb ] call in an official matter, such as to attend court
Synonyms: summon call_for summons
Related terms: call vouch demand vouch_in citation
Similar spelling:   Ciotti