Definition of Mark down

1. Verb. Reduce the price of.

Specialized synonyms: Discount
Generic synonyms: Knock Off, Shave
Antonyms: Mark Up

Definition of Mark down

1. Verb. To reduce the price of. ¹

2. Verb. To write a memorandum about. ¹

3. Verb. To subtract marks (points) for an error. ¹

4. Verb. To write down. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mark Down

maritime pines
maritime republic
mark and sweep
mark down (current term)
mark my words
mark of Cain
mark off
mark out
mark time
mark to market
mark to markets
mark to model
mark up

Literary usage of Mark down

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1. The Scientific Papers of the Honourable Henry Cavendish by Henry Cavendish (1921)
"Combining the mean reading mark up (representing the mean of the corresponding greatest and least readings) with the mean mark down, he obtained his final ..."

2. Brokerage Accounts: A Treatise on the Business of Brokerage, Its Accounting by Frederick Simson Todman (1916)
"The "mark-down" (market down) is a notice of a fall in the price of stocks ... But the mark-down also operates against him from the standpoint of interest ..."

3. Handbook to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1865)
"... and a small streak of brown in the centre of each feather, the brown hue predominating and forming a conspicuous mark down the throat. ..."

4. Wall Street Accounting: A Description of the Business of Brokerage, Its by Frederick Simson Todman (1921)
"The Mark-Up and Mark-Down The "mark-up," as explained briefly in Chapter VIII, is a notice of an increase in the price of stocks, issued by the lender of ..."

5. Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and edited by Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig (1797)
"It will be proper to mark down under the fums of each column, ... If you want to keep the account clean, mark down the fum and figure you carry on a ..."

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