Definitions for markerˈmɑr kər

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word marker

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mark•erˈmɑr kər(n.)

  1. a person or thing that marks.

  2. something used to mark location.

  3. a counter used in card playing.

    Category: Games

  4. something, as a scent, that establishes territorial possession.

    Category: Psychology, Animal Behavior

  5. Category: Genetics

    Ref: genetic marker.

  6. a linguistic element, as an affix or word, that indicates the category or function of the form it accompanies: the plural marker -s.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

Origin of marker:

1480–90

Princeton's WordNet

  1. marker(noun)

    some conspicuous object used to distinguish or mark something

    "the buoys were markers for the channel"

  2. marker, marking, mark(noun)

    a distinguishing symbol

    "the owner's mark was on all the sheep"

  3. marker(noun)

    a writing implement for making a mark

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. marker(noun)ˈmɑr kər

    a pen with a soft thick tip

    kids coloring with markers

  2. markerˈmɑr kər

    sth used to show the position of sth

    wooden markers showing where the concrete will be poured

Wiktionary

  1. marker(Noun)

    An object used to mark a location.

  2. marker(Noun)

    Someone or something that marks.

  3. marker(Noun)

    A felt-tipped pen.

  4. marker(Noun)

    A signed note of a debt to be paid.

  5. marker(Noun)

    A nonmonetary debt owed to someone, especially in return for a favor.

    We may not be able to do this alone. Maybe itu2019s time to call in some of our markers.

  6. marker(Noun)

    A device that fires a paintball

  7. marker(Noun)

    A defending player who stays close to an opponent in order to mark them.

  8. marker(Verb)

    To mark or write on (something) using a marker

Webster Dictionary

  1. Marker(noun)

    one who or that which marks

  2. Marker(noun)

    one who keeps account of a game played, as of billiards

  3. Marker(noun)

    a counter used in card playing and other games

  4. Marker(noun)

    the soldier who forms the pilot of a wheeling column, or marks the direction of an alignment

  5. Marker(noun)

    an attachment to a sewing machine for marking a line on the fabric by creasing it

Freebase

  1. Marker

    Marker is a municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Ørje. Marker was created as a new municipality on 1 January 1964 after the merger of the two old municipalities of Rødenes and Øymark. The municipality borders on Aremark, Rakkestad, Eidsberg, and Rømskog municipalities in Østfold county, Aurskog-Høland municipality in Akershus county, and on Sweden. European route E18 goes through the municipality. The biggest attractions in the municipality are Ørje Fortress and Basmo Fortress. Basmo Fortress lies on an isolated mountain outcropping between the lakes Rødenessjøen and Hemnessjøen in the northwestern part of the municipality.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. marker

    1. A visual or electronic aid used to mark a designated point. 2. In land mine warfare: See gap marker; intermediate marker; lane marker; row marker; strip marker. 3. In naval operations, a maritime unit which maintains an immediate offensive or obstructive capability against a specified target.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'marker' in Nouns Frequency: #2626


Translations for marker

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

marker(noun)

a person who marks eg the score at games.

Get even more translations for marker »

Translation

Find a translation for the marker definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these marker definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"marker." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 31 Oct. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/marker>.

Are we missing a good definition for marker?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for marker: