Definitions for Mark

Definitions for (noun) Mark

Main entry: home run, bull's eye, bell ringer, mark

Definition: something that exactly succeeds in achieving its goal

Usage: the new advertising campaign was a bell ringer; scored a bull's eye; hit the mark; the president's speech was a home run

Main entry: mark

Definition: the impression created by doing something unusual or extraordinary that people notice and remember

Usage: it was in London that he made his mark; he left an indelible mark on the American theater

Main entry: mark, crisscross, cross

Definition: a marking that consists of lines that cross each other

Main entry: mark, scar, scrape, scratch

Definition: an indication of damage

Main entry: grade, mark, score

Definition: a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)

Usage: she made good marks in algebra; grade A milk; what was your score on your homework?

Main entry: Gospel According to Mark, Mark

Definition: the shortest of the four Gospels in the New Testament

Main entry: sign, mark

Definition: a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)

Usage: he showed signs of strain; they welcomed the signs of spring

Main entry: stain, mark, stigma, brand

Definition: a symbol of disgrace or infamy

Usage: And the Lord set a mark upon Cain--Genesis

Main entry: mark, print

Definition: a visible indication made on a surface

Usage: some previous reader had covered the pages with dozens of marks; paw prints were everywhere

Main entry: mark

Definition: a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation)

Usage: his answer was just a punctuation mark

Main entry: mark, target

Definition: a reference point to shoot at

Usage: his arrow hit the mark

Main entry: mark, marker, marking

Definition: a distinguishing symbol

Usage: the owner's mark was on all the sheep

Main entry: chump, soft touch, sucker, mark, gull, fool, fall guy, patsy, mug

Definition: a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of

Main entry: Saint Mark, St. Mark, Mark

Definition: Apostle and companion of Saint Peter; assumed to be the author of the second Gospel

Main entry: German mark, Deutsche Mark, Deutschmark, mark

Definition: formerly the basic unit of money in Germany

Definitions for (verb) Mark

Main entry: punctuate, mark

Definition: insert punctuation marks into

Main entry: mark

Definition: make or leave a mark on

Usage: the scouts marked the trail; ash marked the believers' foreheads

Main entry: commemorate, mark

Definition: mark by some ceremony or observation

Usage: The citizens mark the anniversary of the revolution with a march and a parade

Main entry: mark, distinguish, differentiate

Definition: be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense

Usage: His modesty distinguishes him from his peers

Main entry: grade, mark, score

Definition: assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation

Usage: grade tests; score the SAT essays; mark homework

Main entry: tick, tick off, mark, mark off, check, check off

Definition: put a check mark on or near or next to

Usage: Please check each name on the list; tick off the items; mark off the units

Main entry: mark, cross off, cross out, strike off, strike out

Definition: remove from a list

Usage: Cross the name of the dead person off the list

Main entry: mark

Definition: designate as if by a mark

Usage: This sign marks the border

Main entry: mark, score

Definition: make underscoring marks

Main entry: set, mark

Definition: establish as the highest level or best performance

Usage: set a record

Main entry: score, mark, nock

Definition: make small marks into the surface of

Usage: score the clay before firing it

Main entry: scar, mark, pit, pock

Definition: mark with a scar

Usage: The skin disease scarred his face permanently

Main entry: label, mark, tag

Definition: attach a tag or label to

Usage: label these bottles

Main entry: mark, note, notice

Definition: notice or perceive

Usage: She noted that someone was following her; mark my words

Main entry: stigmatise, stigmatize, denounce, brand, mark

Definition: to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful

Usage: He denounced the government action; She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock

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