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mark1

mark1

 
 
pronunciation:
mark
parts of speech:
noun, verb
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: something, such as a spot or scar, that can be seen on a surface.
The wet glass left a mark on the table.
synonyms:
trace
similar words:
blemish, blot, dot, notch, pit, scar, score, scratch, spot, stain
definition 2: a symbol or sign.
Did you remember to put a question mark at the end of that sentence?
synonyms:
badge, identification, signature
similar words:
brand, sign, symbol
definition 3: a goal or target.
His work didn't come up to the mark.
synonyms:
par, standard, target
similar words:
code, gauge, goal, grade, ideal, measure
definition 4: a grade on a school paper or test.
I am proud of my high marks in school.
synonyms:
grade, score
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: marked, marking, marks
definition 1: to put a mark on.
Barb's muddy fingers marked the front door.
similar words:
blemish, brand, initial, scar, scratch, sign, spot, stain, stamp
definition 2: to label or be a feature of.
His graceful movements marked him as a dancer.
synonyms:
characterize, identify, label
similar words:
brand, classify, denote, distinguish, reveal
definition 3: to show limits (often followed by "off").
This line marks off our property.
similar words:
denote, outline
definition 4: to give a grade to.
Mr. Frank marks our homework before he returns it.
synonyms:
grade, score
similar words:
appraise, evaluate, judge, rank
definition 5: to pay attention to; mind.
Mark well what I am saying.
synonyms:
heed, mind, note, regard, take note of
similar words:
consider, hear, observe, remark, witness
Word Builder: mark +
  • marker:
    a pen with a thick tip.