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    mark - Dictionary definition and meaning for word mark

    Definition
    (noun) a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
    Synonyms : grade , score
    Example Sentence
    • she made good marks in algebra
    • grade A milk
    • what was your score on your homework?
    Definition
    (noun) a distinguishing symbol
    Synonyms : marker , marking
    Example Sentence
    • the owner's mark was on all the sheep
    Definition
    (noun) a reference point to shoot at
    Synonyms : target
    Example Sentence
    • his arrow hit the mark
    Definition
    (noun) a visible indication made on a surface
    Synonyms : print
    Example Sentence
    • some previous reader had covered the pages with dozens of marks
    • paw prints were everywhere
    Definition
    (noun) the impression created by doing something unusual or extraordinary that people notice and remember
    Example Sentence
    • it was in London that he made his mark
    • he left an indelible mark on the American theater
    Definition
    (noun) a symbol of disgrace or infamy
    Synonyms : brand , stain , stigma
    Example Sentence
    • And the Lord set a mark upon Cain
    Definition
    (noun) formerly the basic unit of money in Germany Definition
    (noun) Apostle and companion of Saint Peter; assumed to be the author of the second Gospel
    Synonyms : saint mark , st. mark
    Definition
    (noun) a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
    Synonyms : chump , fall guy , fool , gull , mug , patsy , soft touch , sucker
    Definition
    (noun) a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation)
    Example Sentence
    • his answer was just a punctuation mark
    Definition
    (noun) a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)
    Synonyms : sign
    Example Sentence
    • he showed signs of strain
    • they welcomed the signs of spring
    Definition
    (noun) the shortest of the four Gospels in the New Testament Definition
    (noun) an indication of damage
    Synonyms : scar , scrape , scratch
    Definition
    (noun) a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
    Synonyms : crisscross , cross
    Definition
    (noun) something that exactly succeeds in achieving its goal
    Example Sentence
    • the new advertising campaign was a bell ringer
    • scored a bull's eye
    • hit the mark
    • the president's speech was a home run
    Definition
    (verb) attach a tag or label to
    Synonyms : label , tag
    Example Sentence
    • label these bottles
    Definition
    (verb) designate as if by a mark
    Example Sentence
    • This sign marks the border
    Definition
    (verb) be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense
    Synonyms : differentiate , distinguish
    Example Sentence
    • His modesty distinguishes him from his peers
    Definition
    (verb) mark by some ceremony or observation
    Synonyms : commemorate
    Example Sentence
    • The citizens mark the anniversary of the revolution with a march and a parade
    Definition
    (verb) make or leave a mark on
    Example Sentence
    • the scouts marked the trail
    • ash marked the believers' foreheads
    Definition
    (verb) to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful
    Synonyms : brand , denounce , stigmatise , stigmatize
    Example Sentence
    • He denounced the government action
    • She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock
    Definition
    (verb) notice or perceive
    Synonyms : note , notice
    Example Sentence
    • She noted that someone was following her
    • mark my words
    Definition
    (verb) mark with a scar
    Synonyms : pit , pock , scar
    Example Sentence
    • The skin disease scarred his face permanently
    Definition
    (verb) make small marks into the surface of
    Synonyms : nock , score
    Example Sentence
    • score the clay before firing it
    Definition
    (verb) establish as the highest level or best performance
    Synonyms : set
    Example Sentence
    • set a record
    Definition
    (verb) make underscoring marks
    Synonyms : score
    Definition
    (verb) remove from a list
    Example Sentence
    • Cross the name of the dead person off the list
    Definition
    (verb) put a check mark on or near or next to
    Synonyms : check , check off , mark off , tick , tick off
    Example Sentence
    • Please check each name on the list
    • tick off the items
    • mark off the units
    Definition
    (verb) assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation
    Synonyms : grade , score
    Example Sentence
    • grade tests
    • score the SAT essays
    • mark homework
    Definition
    (verb) insert punctuation marks into
    Synonyms : punctuate
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