Definitions for remarkrɪˈmɑrk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. to say casually, as in making a comment.

  2. to note; perceive; observe.

  3. (v.i.)to make a remark or observation (usu. fol. by on or upon).

  4. (n.)notice, comment, or mention:

    an act worthy of remark.

  5. a casual or brief expression of thought or opinion.

Origin of remark:

1625–35; (v.) < F remarquer, MF, =re-re - +marquer to mark1; (n.) < F remarque, der. of remarquer


Princeton's WordNet

  1. remark, comment, input(noun)

    a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information

    "from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account"

  2. remark(verb)

    explicit notice

    "it passed without remark"

  3. note, observe, mention, remark(verb)

    make mention of

    "She observed that his presentation took up too much time"; "They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing"

  4. comment, notice, remark, point out(verb)

    make or write a comment on

    "he commented the paper of his colleague"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. remark(noun)ɪˈmɑrk

    sth sb says; = comment

    He made some nasty remark about her clothes.

  2. remark(verb)ɪˈmɑrk

    to make a remark

    "Nice day," he remarked.


  1. remark(Noun)

    A mark that replaces another mark.

  2. remark(Verb)

    To mark again (a piece of work).

  3. Origin: From remarquer, from re- + marquer; see mark.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Remark(noun)

    to mark in a notable manner; to distinquish clearly; to make noticeable or conspicuous; to piont out

  2. Remark(noun)

    to take notice of, or to observe, mentally; as, to remark the manner of a speaker

  3. Remark(noun)

    to express in words or writing, as observed or noticed; to state; to say; -- often with a substantive clause; as, he remarked that it was time to go

  4. Remark(verb)

    to make a remark or remarks; to comment

  5. Remark(noun)

    act of remarking or attentively noticing; notice or observation

  6. Remark(noun)

    the expression, in speech or writing, of something remarked or noticed; the mention of that which is worthy of attention or notice; hence, also, a casual observation, comment, or statement; as, a pertinent remark

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'remark' in Nouns Frequency: #1345

  2. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'remark' in Verbs Frequency: #645

Translations for remark

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a comment; something said

The chairman made a few remarks, then introduced the speaker.

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