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Comment vs. Mention

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Commentnoun

A spoken or written remark.

‘I have no comment on that.’; ‘Pay attention to the teacher's comments in the margin of your marked essay.’;

Mentionnoun

A speaking or notice of anything, usually in a brief or cursory manner. Used especially in the phrase make mention of.

Commentnoun

(programming) A remark in source code which does not affect the behavior of the program.

Mentionverb

To make a short reference to something.

Commentverb

(transitive) To remark.

Mentionverb

To utter an word or expression in order to refer to the expression itself, as opposed to its usual referent.

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Commentverb

To make remarks or notes.

Mentionnoun

A speaking or notice of anything, - usually in a brief or cursory manner. Used especially in the phrase to make mention of.

‘I will make mention of thy righteousness.’; ‘And sleep in dull, cold marble, where no mentionOf me more must be heard of.’;

Commentverb

To comment or remark on.

Mentionverb

To make mention of; to speak briefly of; to name.

‘I will mention the loving-kindnesses of the Lord.’;

Commentverb

To insert comments into (source code).

‘I wish I'd commented this complicated algorithm back when I remembered how it worked.’;

Mentionnoun

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’;

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Commentverb

To comment out (code); to disable by converting into a comment.

Mentionnoun

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’;

Commentverb

To make remarks, observations, or criticism; especially, to write notes on the works of an author, with a view to illustrate his meaning, or to explain particular passages; to write annotations; - often followed by on or upon.

‘A physician to comment on your malady.’; ‘Critics . . . proceed to comment on him.’; ‘I must translate and comment.’;

Mentionnoun

an official recognition of merit;

‘although he didn't win the prize he did get special mention’;

Commentverb

To comment on.

Mentionverb

make reference to;

‘His name was mentioned in connection with the invention’;

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Commentnoun

A remark, observation, or criticism; gossip; discourse; talk.

‘Their lavish comment when her name was named.’;

Mentionverb

make mention of;

‘She observed that his presentation took up too much time’; ‘They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing’;

Commentnoun

A note or observation intended to explain, illustrate, or criticise the meaning of a writing, book, etc.; explanation; annotation; exposition.

‘All the volumes of philosophy,With all their comments.’;

Mentionverb

commend;

‘he was cited for his outstanding achievements’;

Commentnoun

a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief;

‘from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account’;

Commentnoun

a written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material;

‘he wrote an extended comment on the proposal’;

Commentnoun

a report (often malicious) about the behavior of other people;

‘the divorce caused much gossip’;

Commentverb

make or write a comment on;

‘he commented the paper of his colleague’;

Commentverb

explain or interpret something

Commentverb

provide interlinear explanations for words or phrases;

‘He annotated on what his teacher had written’;

Commentnoun

a verbal or written remark expressing an opinion or reaction

‘the plans were sent to the council for comment’; ‘you asked for comments on the new proposals’;

Commentnoun

discussion, especially of a critical nature, of an issue or event

‘the exhibition has aroused comment’;

Commentnoun

an indirect expression of the views of the writer of a play, book, film, etc.

‘she denies that the film is a comment on the perils of celebrity’;

Commentnoun

an explanatory note in a book or other written text

‘additional notes and comments’;

Commentnoun

a written explanation or commentary.

Commentnoun

a piece of text placed within a program to help other users to understand it, which the computer ignores when running the program.

Commentverb

express an opinion or reaction in speech or writing

‘teachers commented that children of all abilities would benefit’; ‘‘She's an independent soul,’ he commented’; ‘the company would not comment on the venture’;

Commentverb

place a piece of explanatory text within (a program) to assist other users

‘the only way to solve the problem is to code for the hardware directly—just make sure that it's clearly commented’;

Commentverb

turn (part of a program) into a comment so that the computer ignores it when running the program

‘you could try commenting out that line’;

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