mark, grade, score(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?"
marker, marking, mark(noun)
a distinguishing symbol
"the owner's mark was on all the sheep"
a reference point to shoot at
"his arrow hit the mark"
a visible indication made on a surface
"some previous reader had covered the pages with dozens of marks"; "paw prints were everywhere"
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"
mark, stigma, brand, stain(noun)
a symbol of disgrace or infamy
"And the Lord set a mark upon Cain"--Genesis
mark, German mark, Deutsche Mark, Deutschmark(noun)
formerly the basic unit of money in Germany
Mark, Saint Mark, St. Mark(noun)
Apostle and companion of Saint Peter; assumed to be the author of the second Gospel
chump, fool, gull, mark, patsy, fall guy, sucker, soft touch, mug(noun)
a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation)
"his answer was just a punctuation mark"
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"
Mark, Gospel According to Mark(noun)
the shortest of the four Gospels in the New Testament
scratch, scrape, scar, mark(noun)
an indication of damage
crisscross, cross, mark(noun)
a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
bell ringer, bull's eye, mark, home run(verb)
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"
tag, label, mark(verb)
attach a tag or label to
"label these bottles"
designate as if by a mark
"This sign marks the border"
distinguish, mark, differentiate(verb)
be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense
"His modesty distinguishes him from his peers"
mark by some ceremony or observation
"The citizens mark the anniversary of the revolution with a march and a parade"
make or leave a mark on
"the scouts marked the trail"; "ash marked the believers' foreheads"
stigmatize, stigmatise, brand, denounce, mark(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"
notice, mark, note(verb)
notice or perceive
"She noted that someone was following her"; "mark my words"
scar, mark, pock, pit(verb)
mark with a scar
"The skin disease scarred his face permanently"
score, nock, mark(verb)
make small marks into the surface of
"score the clay before firing it"
establish as the highest level or best performance
"set a record"
make underscoring marks
cross off, cross out, strike out, strike off, mark(verb)
remove from a list
"Cross the name of the dead person off the list"
check, check off, mark, mark off, tick off, tick(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"
grade, score, mark(verb)
assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation
"grade tests"; "score the SAT essays"; "mark homework"
insert punctuation marks into
The unit of monetary account of the German Empire, equal to 23.8 cents of United States money (1913); the equivalent of one hundred pfennigs. Also, a silver coin of this value. The unit was retained by subsequent German states up to the time of the Federal Republic of Germany. In 1995, the value was approximately 65 cents American. In 1999 it began to be superseded by the Euro as a unit of currency in Germany and throughout much of the European union.
Origin: [See 2d Marc.]
Remarkably, three State assembly elections were decided by a total of fewer than one hundred votes.
Mark the Evangelist, also called John Mark, first patriarch of Alexandria and credited with the authorship of the Gospel of Mark.
The Gospel of St. Mark, a book of the New Testament of the Bible. Traditionally the second of the four gospels.
Origin: praenomen Marcus, derived from Mars, the Roman god of war, originally Mavors, from *Māwort-.
a license of reprisals. See Marque
an old weight and coin. See Marc
the unit of monetary account of the German Empire, equal to 23.8 cents of United States money; the equivalent of one hundred pfennigs. Also, a silver coin of this value
a visible sign or impression made or left upon anything; esp., a line, point, stamp, figure, or the like, drawn or impressed, so as to attract the attention and convey some information or intimation; a token; a trace
a character or device put on an article of merchandise by the maker to show by whom it was made; a trade-mark
a character (usually a cross) made as a substitute for a signature by one who can not write
a fixed object serving for guidance, as of a ship, a traveler, a surveyor, etc.; as, a seamark, a landmark
a trace, dot, line, imprint, or discoloration, although not regarded as a token or sign; a scratch, scar, stain, etc.; as, this pencil makes a fine mark
an evidence of presence, agency, or influence; a significative token; a symptom; a trace; specifically, a permanent impression of one's activity or character
that toward which a missile is directed; a thing aimed at; what one seeks to hit or reach
attention, regard, or respect
limit or standard of action or fact; as, to be within the mark; to come up to the mark
badge or sign of honor, rank, or official station
preeminence; high position; as, particians of mark; a fellow of no mark
a characteristic or essential attribute; a differential
a number or other character used in registring; as, examination marks; a mark for tardiness
image; likeness; hence, those formed in one's image; children; descendants
one of the bits of leather or colored bunting which are placed upon a sounding line at intervals of from two to five fathoms. The unmarked fathoms are called "deeps."
to put a mark upon; to affix a significant mark to; to make recognizable by a mark; as, to mark a box or bale of merchandise; to mark clothing
to be a mark upon; to designate; to indicate; -- used literally and figuratively; as, this monument marks the spot where Wolfe died; his courage and energy marked him for a leader
to leave a trace, scratch, scar, or other mark, upon, or any evidence of action; as, a pencil marks paper; his hobnails marked the floor
to keep account of; to enumerate and register; as, to mark the points in a game of billiards or cards
to notice or observe; to give attention to; to take note of; to remark; to heed; to regard
to take particular notice; to observe critically; to note; to remark
Origin: [See 2d Marc.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
märk, n. a visible sign: any object serving as a guide: that by which anything is known: a badge: a trace, impression, proof: any visible effect: symptom: a thing aimed at or striven for: an attainable point: a character made by one who cannot write: any impressed sign or stamp: a physical peculiarity: distinction: a boundary, limit: in medieval times, a tract of common land belonging to a community.—v.t. to make a mark on anything: to impress with a sign: to take notice of: to regard.—v.i. to take particular notice.—adj. Marked, distinguished: prominent: notorious.—adv. Mark′edly, noticeably.—ns. Mark′er, one who marks the score at games, as at billiards: a counter used at card-playing, &c.: the soldier who forms the pivot round which a body of soldiers wheels; Mark′ing, act of making a mark: a mark made upon anything; Mark′ing-ink, indelible ink, used for marking clothes; Mark′ing-nut, the fruit of an East Indian tree of the cashew family, yielding a black juice used in marking cloths; Mark′man, one of the community owning a mark; Marks′man, one good at hitting a mark: one who shoots well.—Mark down, set down in writing, put a note of; Mark out, to lay out the plan or outlines of anything; Mark time, to move the feet alternately in the same manner as in marching, but without changing ground.—A man of mark, a well-known or famous man; Beside the mark, not properly referring to the matter in hand; God bless, or save, the mark, or Save the mark, a phrase expressing ironical astonishment or scorn, from the usage of archery; Make one's mark, to leave a lasting impression: to gain great influence; Toe the mark, to stand to one's obligations, facing the consequences; Trade mark, a distinctive mark put on goods, &c., to show by whom they were made; Up to the mark, good enough, measured by a certain standard. [A.S. mearc, a boundary; Ger. mark, Goth. marka.]
märk, n. an obsolete English coin=13s. 4d.: a coin of the present German Empire=about one shilling: a silver coin of Hamburg=about 1s. 4d. [A.S. marc, another form of the above word.]
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
In Germany, twenty-three cents. In the United States, only Twain.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'mark' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1668
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'mark' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1074
Rank popularity for the word 'mark' in Nouns Frequency: #758
Rank popularity for the word 'mark' in Verbs Frequency: #274
The numerical value of mark in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of mark in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We aim above the mark to hit the mark.
The mark of an immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of a mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one.
The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of the mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one.
If Mark Mobius invest in Africa, it will be a rocky ride between the possibility of economic and political instability, but if Mark Mobius look at the long-term potential, the rewards Mark Mobius can reap are very interesting and worthwhile.
Mark Tierney were locked and loaded and ready to go, mark Tierney already had a war shot, a white bird on the rail, all of our fire control radars were pointing right at him. It was not going to take long for Mark Tierney to get the weapon away.
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- marca, marcCatalan, Valencian
- známka, značka, marka, označitCzech
- Zeichen, Note, decken, beflecken, kennzeichnen, korrigieren, Mark, merken, markieren, ReichsmarkGerman
- marca, punto, calificación, mancha, nota, anotar, marcar, calificar, marco, apuntarSpanish
- tähistama, markEstonian
- arvosana, läiskä, naarmu, tahra, merkki, jälki, naarmuttaa, merkitä, korjata, arvostella, Saksan markka, markka, saksanmarkka, tahrataFinnish
- score, signe, trace, note, marque, tacher, marquer, corriger, noter, mark, marcFrench
- marcáil, marcIrish
- comharraichScottish Gaelic
- סימן, ציוןHebrew
- jegy, osztályzat, megjelölHungarian
- միավոր, թվանշան, գնահատական, նշան, մարկArmenian
- valda, dekkaIcelandic
- segno, punteggio, macchia, voto, marcare, marco, macchiareItalian
- 成績, 標識, マーク, マルクJapanese
- teken, markering, score, punt, aanduiding, blaam, opschrijven, optekenen, markeren, verbeteren, nota nemen, bevlekken, mark, neerpennen, noteren, aanduidenDutch
- flekk, merke, karakterNorwegian
- mancha, marco, nota, indicar, marcarPortuguese
- notă, semn, urmă, pată, scor, bornă, marcăRomanian
- оценка, знак, след, счёт, пятно, отметка, отметина, марка, маркироватьRussian
- marka, маркаSerbo-Croatian
- oznaka, zaznamovati, označitiSlovene
- märke, märka upp, rätta, märka, lägga märke till, mark, D-mark, PunktmarkeraSwedish
- alama, makiSwahili
- beopenet, mipenet, penet, reigänamak, makVolapük
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