What does marker mean?

Definitions for markerˈmɑr kər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word marker.

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


  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


  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.

Editors Contribution

  1. marker

    A type of pen and product created and designed in various colors, materials, mechanisms, shapes, sizes and styles and used for a variety of purposes, sold in singular or a specific number and colors in a pack.

    We use markers to color pictures, label boxes and write with in our houses, they are used for a variety of purposes.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

Anagrams for marker »

  1. Kramer

  2. remark, re-mark


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of marker in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of marker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sandra Clarke:

    There is no association between this marker and Bill Ayers.

  2. Sydney Harris:

    There's no point in burying the hatchet if you're going to put up a marker on the site.

  3. Jeff Huntsinger:

    What's interesting about gifts is that they can act as a marker that we understand the other person.

  4. Gurjit Khurana Hershey:

    Because of this mouse data, we found [the VNN-1 pathway] is not just a marker but has a causative role.

  5. Jeffrey Silber:

    We’re showing how important the marker of nursing is, but I certainly wouldn’t ignore other characteristics.

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