What does marker mean?

Definitions for marker
ˈmɑr kərmark·er

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. markernoun

    some conspicuous object used to distinguish or mark something

    "the buoys were markers for the channel"

  2. marker, marking, marknoun

    a distinguishing symbol

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

  3. markernoun

    a writing implement for making a mark


  1. markernoun

    An object used to mark a location.

  2. markernoun

    Someone or something that marks.

  3. markernoun

    A felt-tipped pen.

  4. markernoun

    A signed note of a debt to be paid.

  5. markernoun

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

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

  6. markernoun

    A device that fires a paintball

  7. markernoun

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

  8. markerverb

    To mark or write on (something) using a marker

Webster Dictionary

  1. Markernoun

    one who or that which marks

  2. Markernoun

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

  3. Markernoun

    a counter used in card playing and other games

  4. Markernoun

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

  5. Markernoun

    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.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. marker

    The soldier who forms the pivot of a wheeling column, or marks the direction of an alignment. Also, the one who records the number of hits and misses made by soldiers at target practice.

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

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  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

Examples of marker in a Sentence

  1. Ian Johnson:

    This type of relationship suggests that chillies may be just a marker for some other dietary or lifestyle factor that hasn't been accounted for but, to be fair, this kind of uncertainty is usually present in epidemiological studies, and the authors do acknowledge this.

  2. Orla Doyle:

    Families with higher incomes are able to provide a cognitively stimulating environment for their children as they can purchase educational toys, books, and offer variety in the child’s life such as bringing them to museums, as well as purchasing better quality food which will also help their development, however, income is also a marker for underlying characteristics within the family.

  3. Park Cemetery manager Frank Stine:

    With the great granddaughter's help we were able to get all this information, we were able to get his veterans marker and we'll get to lay him next to his first wife, which is traditional, and apparently they had set it up that way because there is a space right next to her for a traditional burial.

  4. Nicholas French:

    This certainly sets down a marker for future cases, if the SOE is in the energy sector, they would have to show some concrete evidence to the rebut the commission’s analysis.

  5. Cynthia Jaqua:

    Electioneering is prohibited within a 100-foot marker. You cannot express views for or against a candidate or political party by wearing buttons, T-shirts, hats, whatever else or carrying signs.

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