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Verb: mark  maa(r)k
  1. Attach a tag or label to
    "mark these bottles";
    - tag, label
     
  2. Designate as if by a mark
    "This sign marks the border"
     
  3. Be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense
    "His modesty marks him from his peers";
    - distinguish, differentiate
     
  4. Mark by some ceremony or observation
    "The citizens mark the anniversary of the revolution with a march and a parade";
    - commemorate
     
  5. Make or leave a mark on
    "the scouts marked the trail"; "ash marked the believers' foreheads"
     
  6. Accuse or condemn openly or formally; classify or describe as disgraceful
    "She was marked by society because she had a child out of wedlock";
    - stigmatize, stigmatise [Brit], brand, denounce
     
  7. Detect and remember; perceive with the mind
    "mark my words";
    - notice, note
     
  8. Mark with a scar
    "The skin disease marked his face permanently";
    - scar, pock, pit
     
  9. Make small marks into the surface of
    "mark the clay before firing it";
    - score, nock
     
  10. Establish as the highest level or best performance
    "mark a record";
    - set
     
  11. Make underscoring marks
    - score
     
  12. Remove from a list
    - cross off, cross out, strike out, strike off
     
  13. Put a check mark on, near or next to
    "mark off the units";
    - check, check off, mark off, tick off [Brit, Cdn], tick [Brit]
     
  14. Assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation
    "mark homework";
    - grade, score
     
  15. Insert punctuation marks into
    - punctuate
Noun: mark  maa(r)k
  1. A number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
    "she made good marks in algebra";
    - grade, score
     
  2. A distinguishing symbol
    "the owner's mark was on all the sheep";
    - marker, marking
     
  3. A reference point to shoot at
    "his arrow hit the mark";
    - target
     
  4. A visible indication made on a surface
    "some previous reader had covered the pages with dozens of marks";
    - print
     
  5. The impression created by doing something unusual or extraordinary that people notice and remember
    "it was in London that he made his mark"; "he left an indelible mark on the American theatre"
     
  6. A symbol of disgrace or infamy
    "And the Lord set a mark upon Cain";
    - stigma, brand, stain
     
  7. Formerly the basic unit of money in Germany
    - German mark, Deutsche Mark, Deutschmark
     
  8. [US] A person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
    - chump, fool, gull, patsy [N. Amer], fall guy, sucker, soft touch, mug
     
  9. A written or printed symbol (as for punctuation)
    "his answer was just a punctuation mark"
     
  10. A perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)
    "he showed marks of strain";
    - sign
     
  11. An indication of damage
    - scratch, scrape, scar
     
  12. A marking that consists of lines that cross each other
    - crisscross, cross
     
  13. Something that exactly succeeds in achieving its goal
    "hit the mark";
    - bell ringer, bull's eye, home run
Noun: Mark  maa(r)k
  1. Apostle and companion of Saint Peter; assumed to be the author of the second Gospel
    - Saint Mark, St. Mark
     
  2. The shortest of the four Gospels in the New Testament
    - Gospel According to Mark

Sounds like: Marino, mermark, marque

Derived forms: Marks, marks, marking, marked

See also: mark down, mark off, mark up

Type of: add, alter, Apostelic Father, Apostle, appraise, assess, attach, bespeak, betoken [archaic], blemish, book, celebrate, change, characterise [Brit], characterize, clew [archaic], clue, deface, defect, disfigure, dupe, effect, enter, establish, evaluate, evaluation, evangel, Evangelist, fish out, German monetary unit, Gospel, Gospels, impression, indicant, indicate, indication, keep, label, lay down, make, mar, marking, measure, modify, notch, observe, point, point of reference, printed symbol, put down, qualify, rating, record, reference, reference point, saint, scope, signal, success, symbol, take away, take out, valuate, valuation, value, verify, victim, written symbol

Part of: New Testament

Encyclopedia: Mark, Illinois