Villa vs Mention - What's the difference?

villa | mention |

As a proper noun villa

is (soccer) , a football club based in birmingham.

As a noun mention is

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

As a verb mention is

to make a short reference to something.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?



(wikipedia villa)


(en noun)
  • A house, often larger and more expensive than average, in the countryside or on the coast, often used as a retreat.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1922, author=, title=“Piracy”: A Romantic Chronicle of These Days, chapter=3/6/1 citation
  • , passage=This villa' was long and low and white, and severe after its manner?: for upon and about it were none of those playful ebullitions of taste, such as conical towers, domed roofs, embattlements, statues, coloured tiles and crenellations, such as are dear to architects of ' villas all the world over.}}
  • (UK) A family house, often semi-detached, in a middle class street.
  • (Ancient Rome) a country house, with farm buildings around a courtyard.
  • See also

    * dacha ----




    (en noun)
  • A speaking or notice of anything, usually in a brief or cursory manner. Used especially in the phrase to make mention of.
  • * Bible, Psalms lxxi. 16
  • I will make mention of thy righteousness.
  • * Shakespeare
  • And sleep in dull, cold marble, where no mention / Of me more must be heard of.


    (en verb)
  • To make a short reference to something.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-01, volume=407, issue=8838, page=71, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= End of the peer show , passage=Finance is seldom romantic. But the idea of peer-to-peer lending comes close. This is an industry that brings together individual savers and lenders on online platforms.
  • To utter an word or expression in order to refer to the expression itself, as opposed to its usual referent.
  • * 2006 , Tony Evans, The Transforming Word: Discovering the Power and Provision of the Bible , Moody Publishers (ISBN 9780802480354), page 140
  • I can illustrate this by mentioning the word lead. Now you have no way of knowing for sure which meaning I have in mind until I give it some context by using it in a sentence.
  • * 2009 , Lieven Vandelanotte, Speech and Thought Representation in English: A Cognitive-functional Approach , Walter de Gruyter (ISBN 9783110205893), page 124
  • If the verbatimness view derives from the popular notion that DST repeats 'the actual words spoken', a second line of thought takes its cue from Quine's (1940: 23–26, 1960: 146–156) philosophical distinction between words which are “used” vs. words which are merely “mentioned ”.
  • * 2013 , Richard Hanley, South Park and Philosophy: Bigger, Longer, and More Penetrating , Open Court (ISBN 9780812697742)
  • Derived terms

    * not to mention