Definition of Mark

1. Noun. A number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance). "What was your score on your homework?"

Exact synonyms: Grade, Score
Generic synonyms: Evaluation, Rating, Valuation
Specialized synonyms: Grade Point, Centile, Percentile, Decile, Quartile
Derivative terms: Grade, Grade, Score, Score

2. Verb. Attach a tag or label to. "Label these bottles"
Exact synonyms: Label, Tag
Generic synonyms: Attach
Specialized synonyms: Brand, Brandmark, Trademark, Point, Point, Point, Calibrate, Code, Badge
Derivative terms: Label, Label, Marking, Tag
Also: Mark Down, Mark Up

3. Noun. A distinguishing symbol. "The owner's mark was on all the sheep"

4. Verb. Designate as if by a mark. "This sign marks the border"
Related verbs: Differentiate, Distinguish
Generic synonyms: Bespeak, Betoken, Indicate, Point, Signal
Specialized synonyms: Blaze, Dimension, Signpost, Distinguish, Signalise, Signalize, Buoy
Derivative terms: Marker, Marker

5. Noun. A reference point to shoot at. "His arrow hit the mark"
Exact synonyms: Target
Generic synonyms: Point Of Reference, Reference, Reference Point
Specialized synonyms: Clout, Drogue
Terms within: Bull, Bull's Eye

6. Verb. Be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense. "His modesty distinguishes him from his peers"
Exact synonyms: Differentiate, Distinguish
Generic synonyms: Characterise, Characterize, Qualify
Specialized synonyms: Characterise, Characterize
Derivative terms: Difference, Difference, Differentiation, Marker

7. Noun. A visible indication made on a surface. "Paw prints were everywhere"
Exact synonyms: Print
Specialized synonyms: Fingerprint, Footmark, Footprint, Step, Trace, Mintmark, Stroke, Hoof Mark, Hoof-mark, Hoofprint, Line, Line
Generic synonyms: Indicant, Indication

8. Verb. Mark by some ceremony or observation. "The citizens mark the anniversary of the revolution with a march and a parade"
Exact synonyms: Commemorate
Generic synonyms: Celebrate, Keep, Observe
Derivative terms: Commemoration, Commemorative

9. Noun. The impression created by doing something unusual or extraordinary that people notice and remember. "He left an indelible mark on the American theater"
Generic synonyms: Effect, Impression

10. Verb. Make or leave a mark on. "Ash marked the believers' foreheads"

11. Noun. A symbol of disgrace or infamy. "And the Lord set a mark upon Cain"
Exact synonyms: Brand, Stain, Stigma
Specialized synonyms: Demerit, Bar Sinister, Bend Sinister, Cloven Foot, Cloven Hoof
Generic synonyms: Symbol
Derivative terms: Brand, Brand, Stain, Stigmatic, Stigmatize

12. Verb. To accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful. "She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock"
Exact synonyms: Brand, Denounce, Stigmatise, Stigmatize
Generic synonyms: Label
Derivative terms: Brand, Denouncement, Denunciative, Stigmatisation, Stigma, Stigmatization

13. Noun. Formerly the basic unit of money in Germany.
Exact synonyms: Deutsche Mark, Deutschmark, German Mark
Generic synonyms: German Monetary Unit
Terms within: Pfennig

14. Verb. Notice or perceive. "Mark my words"
Exact synonyms: Note, Notice
Entails: Comprehend, Perceive
Specialized synonyms: Take Notice
Antonyms: Ignore
Derivative terms: Notice, Noticeable, Noticeable, Noticeable, Noticer

15. Noun. Apostle and companion of Saint Peter; assumed to be the author of the second Gospel.
Exact synonyms: Saint Mark, St. Mark
Generic synonyms: Apostelic Father, Apostle, Evangelist, Saint

16. Verb. Mark with a scar. "The skin disease scarred his face permanently"
Exact synonyms: Pit, Pock, Scar
Related verbs: Nock, Score
Generic synonyms: Blemish, Deface, Disfigure
Specialized synonyms: Pockmark, Cicatrise, Cicatrize
Entails: Incise
Derivative terms: Pit, Pitting, Pock, Scar, Scar

17. Noun. A person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of.
Exact synonyms: Chump, Fall Guy, Fool, Gull, Mug, Patsy, Soft Touch, Sucker
Generic synonyms: Dupe, Victim
Derivative terms: Fool, Fool, Gull, Gull, Suck

18. Verb. Make small marks into the surface of. "Score the clay before firing it"
Exact synonyms: Nock, Score
Specialized synonyms: Scarify, Scotch, Scribe, Line
Generic synonyms: Notch
Related verbs: Pit, Pock, Scar
Derivative terms: Score, Scorer

19. Noun. A written or printed symbol (as for punctuation). "His answer was just a punctuation mark"

20. Verb. Establish as the highest level or best performance. "Set a record"
Exact synonyms: Set
Generic synonyms: Establish, Lay Down, Make

21. Noun. A perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened). "They welcomed the signs of spring"
Exact synonyms: Sign
Generic synonyms: Clew, Clue, Cue
Specialized synonyms: Token
Derivative terms: Signify

22. Verb. Make underscoring marks.
Exact synonyms: Score
Specialized synonyms: Cancel, Invalidate
Generic synonyms: Enter, Put Down, Record
Derivative terms: Marker

23. Noun. The shortest of the four Gospels in the New Testament.
Exact synonyms: Gospel According To Mark
Generic synonyms: Book, Evangel, Gospel, Gospels
Group relationships: New Testament

24. Verb. Remove from a list. "Cross the name of the dead person off the list"
Exact synonyms: Cross Off, Cross Out, Strike Off, Strike Out
Generic synonyms: Take Away, Take Out

25. Noun. An indication of damage.
Exact synonyms: Scar, Scrape, Scratch
Generic synonyms: Blemish, Defect, Mar
Derivative terms: Scar, Scrape, Scrape, Scratch

26. Verb. Put a check mark on or near or next to. "Mark off the units"
Exact synonyms: Check, Check Off, Mark Off, Tick, Tick Off
Related verbs: Check, Check Into, Check Out, Check Over, Check Up On, Go Over, Look Into, Suss Out, Ascertain, Assure, Check, Control, Ensure, Insure, See, See To It
Specialized synonyms: Receipt
Generic synonyms: Verify
Derivative terms: Check

27. Noun. A marking that consists of lines that cross each other.
Exact synonyms: Crisscross, Cross
Generic synonyms: Marking
Derivative terms: Crisscross, Crisscross, Crisscross, Cross

28. Verb. Assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation. "Mark homework"
Exact synonyms: Grade, Score
Generic synonyms: Appraise, Assess, Evaluate, Measure, Valuate, Value
Derivative terms: Gradation, Grader, Grading, Marking, Score, Scorer, Scoring

29. Noun. Something that exactly succeeds in achieving its goal. "The president's speech was a home run"
Exact synonyms: Bell Ringer, Bull's Eye, Home Run
Generic synonyms: Success
Language type: Figure, Figure Of Speech, Image, Trope

30. Verb. Insert punctuation marks into.
Exact synonyms: Punctuate
Generic synonyms: Add
Specialized synonyms: Quote
Derivative terms: Punctuation, Punctuation

Definition of Mark

1. n. A license of reprisals. See Marque.

2. n. An old weight and coin. See Marc.

3. n. A visible sign or impression made or left upon anything; esp., a line, point, stamp, figure, or the like, drawn or impressed, so as to attract the attention and convey some information or intimation; a token; a trace.

4. v. t. To put a mark upon; to affix a significant mark to; to make recognizable by a mark; as, to mark a box or bale of merchandise; to mark clothing.

5. v. i. To take particular notice; to observe critically; to note; to remark.

Definition of Mark

1. Proper noun. ( male given name). ¹

2. Proper noun. (biblical character) Mark the Evangelist, also called John Mark, first patriarch of Alexandria and credited with the authorship of the Gospel of Mark. ¹

3. Proper noun. (biblical) The Gospel of St. Mark, a book of the New Testament of the Bible. Traditionally the second of the four gospels. ¹

4. Noun. boundary, land in a boundary ¹

5. Noun. characteristic, sign, visible impression ¹

6. Noun. indicator of position, objective etc. ¹

7. Noun. attention ¹

8. Verb. To indicate in some way for later reference. ¹

9. Verb. To take note of. ¹

10. Verb. To blemish, scratch, or stain. ¹

11. Verb. To indicate the correctness of and give a score to an essay, exam answers, etc. ¹

12. Verb. (context: Australian Rules football) To catch the ball directly from a kick of 15 metres or more without having been touched in transit, resulting in a free kick. ¹

13. Verb. (sports) To follow a player not in possession of the ball when defending, to prevent them receiving a pass easily. ¹

14. Verb. (golf) To put a marker in the place of one's ball. ¹

15. Noun. A measure of weight (especially for gold and silver), once used throughout Europe, equivalent to 8 oz. ¹

16. Noun. (historical) An English and Scottish unit of currency (originally valued at one '''mark''' weight of silver), equivalent to 13 shillings and fourpence. ¹

17. Noun. Any of various European monetary units, especially the base unit of currency of Germany between 1948 and 2002, equal to 100 pfennigs. ¹

18. Noun. A '''mark''' coin. ¹

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Definition of Mark

1. to make a visible impression on [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Mark

1. 1. An old weight and coin. See Marc. "Lend me a mark." 2. The unit of monetary account of the German Empire, equal to 23.8 cents of United States money; the equivalent of one hundred pfennigs. Also, a silver coin of this value. See: Marc. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mark

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maritime law
maritime pine
maritime pines
maritime republic
mark (current term)
mark and sweep
mark down
mark my words
mark of Cain
mark off
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mark time
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