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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