seek information from; "You should consult the dictionary"; "refer to your notes"
get or ask advice from; "Consult your local broker"; "They had to consult before arriving at a decision"
advise professionally; "The professor consults for industry"
have a conference in order to talk something over; "We conferred about a plan of action"
commend; "he was cited for his outstanding achievements"
make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
an official recognition of merit; "although he didn't win the prize he did get special mention"
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"
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"