What is the definition of mark?

Definitions for mark

  • noun - something that exactly succeeds in achieving its goal; "the new advertising campaign was a bell ringer"; "scored a bull's eye"; "hit the mark"; "the president's speech was a home run"
  • verb - insert punctuation marks into
  • verb - make or leave a mark on; "the scouts marked the trail"; "ash marked the believers' foreheads"
  • verb - mark by some ceremony or observation; "The citizens mark the anniversary of the revolution with a march and a parade"
  • verb - be a distinctive feature
  • verb - assign a grade or rank to
  • verb - put a check mark on or near or next to; "Please check each name on the list"; "tick off the items"; "mark off the units"
  • verb - remove from a list; "Cross the name of the dead person off the list"
  • verb - designate as if by a mark; "This sign marks the border"
  • verb - make underscoring marks
  • verb - establish as the highest level or best performance; "set a record"
  • verb - make small marks into the surface of; "score the clay before firing it"
  • verb - mark with a scar; "The skin disease scarred his face permanently"
  • verb - attach a tag or label to; "label these bottles"
  • verb - notice or perceive; "She noted that someone was following her"; "mark my words"
  • verb - to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful; "He denounced the government action"; "She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock"
  • noun - 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 theater"
  • noun - a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
  • noun - an indication of damage
  • noun - a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance); "she made good marks in algebra"; "grade A milk"; "what was your score on your homework?"
  • noun - the shortest of the four Gospels in the New Testament
  • noun - a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened); "he showed signs of strain"; "they welcomed the signs of spring"
  • noun - a symbol of disgrace or infamy; "And the Lord set a mark upon Cain"--Genesis
  • noun - a visible indication made on a surface; "some previous reader had covered the pages with dozens of marks"; "paw prints were everywhere"
  • noun - a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation); "his answer was just a punctuation mark"
  • noun - a reference point to shoot at; "his arrow hit the mark"
  • noun - a distinguishing symbol; "the owner's mark was on all the sheep"
  • noun - a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
  • noun - Apostle and companion of Saint Peter; assumed to be the author of the second Gospel
  • noun - formerly the basic unit of money in Germany
  • Pronounciation of mark

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    Synonyms for mark

    bell ringer cross sign target fool sucker St. Mark German mark bull's eye scratch stigma marker gull soft touch Deutsche Mark home run scrape stain marking patsy mug Deutschmark crisscross Gospel According to Mark print chump fall guy Saint Mark commemorate score tick off strike out scar label stigmatise distinguish check tick strike off pock notice brand differentiate check off cross off set pit note denounce punctuate grade mark off cross out nock tag stigmatize

    Antonyms for mark

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    Holonyms for mark

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    Hypernyms for mark

    effect evaluation clew indicant point of reference German monetary unit marking valuation cue written symbol reference defect rating symbol printed symbol victim success impression mar clue indication reference point dupe indicate enter make blemish change celebrate characterise assess take away point put down notch attach alter keep measure appraise take out signal lay down deface label modify qualify evaluate value bespeak record establish disfigure add observe characterize valuate verify betoken

    Hyponyms for mark

    diacritical mark dollar mark punctuation mark authentication watermark pin centile demerit cloven foot step hoof mark broad arrow caret diacritic dollar sign clout hallmark milestone pip decile bar sinister fingerprint mintmark hoof-mark call mark check mark ditto mark head drogue assay-mark milepost label grade point quartile bend sinister footprint stroke arrow call number check ditto punctuation earmark postmark peg cairn percentile token cloven hoof footmark hoofprint pointer pressmark tick stigmatize ink star underline bespot describe brand blaze signalise invalidate pockmark brandmark badge stigmatise dimple asterisk underscore trace delineate characterize dimension distinguish scarify cicatrize point take notice quote raddle spot flag stripe draw stake characterise signpost buoy scotch cicatrise calibrate dot striate crisscross tip speck line post receipt signalize cancel scribe trademark code

    Meronyms for mark

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    Sounds like mark

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