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accent a mark used to indicate such prominence or stress. [2/8 definitions]
accentuate to say or mark with an accent or stress mark. [1/2 definitions]
accolade an expression or mark of approval; honor; award.
acute of a mark over vowels, indicating a certain stress or pronunciation. (See acute accent.) [1/7 definitions]
acute accent a diacritical mark (), placed over a vowel to indicate length or high pitch, or to indicate primary stress of a syllable. (Cf. grave accent.)
apostrophe1 a mark (') used to show the omission of one or more letters or numbers from a word or figure, as in "wouldn't" for "would not" and "'87" for "1987". [3 definitions]
asterisk to mark with an asterisk. [1/2 definitions]
backdate to mark with a date that is prior to the actual date; predate.
badge any distinguishing mark or sign. [2/3 definitions]
bar1 to mark with bars or stripes. [1/13 definitions]
beauty spot a tiny dark mark or patch applied to the face or shoulders, esp. by a woman to accentuate the fairness of her skin. [2 definitions]
belt to furnish, mark, or encircle with or as if with a belt, band, or line. [1/11 definitions]
benchmark in surveying, a permanent mark at a known position and elevation, used as a reference point for other measurements. [1/2 definitions]
birthmark a mark or mole on the skin present from birth.
black widow a small spider, widespread in the United States, of which the female has a shiny, black body with an hourglass-shaped red mark on its underside, a poisonous but usu. not fatal bite, and a reputation for sometimes devouring its mate.
blaze2 a spot or mark on a tree, often made with paint, that usu. indicates a trail. [3/4 definitions]
blemish a mark that spoils the perfection of something; flaw. [1/3 definitions]
bloodstain a discoloration or mark left by blood.
blotch to mark with irregular spots or stains. [1/4 definitions]
blur a smudge or indistinct mark. [1/7 definitions]
bookmark a strip of leather, fabric, or paper placed between pages to mark a place in a book. [1/2 definitions]