Definitions of mark:
- noun: the impression created by doing something unusual or extraordinary that people notice and remember
Example: "It was in London that he made his mark"
- noun: a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
Example: "She made good marks in algebra"
- noun: the shortest of the four Gospels in the New Testament
- noun: a symbol of disgrace or infamy
Example: "And the Lord set a mark upon Cain--Genesis"
- noun: a visible indication made on a surface
Example: "Some previous reader had covered the pages with dozens of marks"
- noun: a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation)
Example: "His answer was just a punctuation mark"
- 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
- noun: a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)
- noun: a reference point to shoot at
Example: "His arrow hit the mark"
- noun: something that exactly succeeds in achieving its goal
Example: "Hit the mark"
- noun: marking consisting of crossing lines
- noun: a distinguishing symbol
Example: "The owner's mark was on all the sheep"
- noun: an indication of damage
- noun: a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
- verb: make or leave a mark on
Example: "Mark the trail so that we can find our way back"
- verb: designate as if by a mark
Example: "This sign marks the border"
- verb: notice or perceive
Example: "Mark my words"
- verb: mark by some ceremony or observation
Example: "We marked the anniversary of his death"
- verb: be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense
- verb: make underscoring marks
- verb: establish as the highest level or best performance
- verb: mark with a scar
- verb: insert punctuation marks into
- verb: assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation
Example: "Mark homework"
- verb: put a check mark on or next to
- verb: make small marks into the surface of
- verb: attach a tag or label to
- verb: to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful
- verb: remove from a list
- name: A male given name (very common: 1 in 106 males; popularity rank in the U.S.: #14)
- name: A female given name (rare: 1 in 25000 females; popularity rank in the U.S.: #1548)
- name: A surname (common: 1 in 20000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #2538)
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