What does marker mean?

Definitions for marker
ˈmɑr kərmark·er

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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 it's 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.

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

How to pronounce marker?

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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. Captain Morgan:

    It proved to be an important goal and to score at Old Trafford was a great feeling, i felt I had the better of my marker and any ball that was nearly in I thought I could get a touch. It's not ours until we get two hands on the trophy.

  2. Jeff Barbuto:

    Although Cushing is a marker for local crude fundamentals in the mid-continent, it diverges for pricing waterborne U.S. crude.

  3. Ed Asner:

    She’s changed, she’s a Republican. Last time I saw her, she said Sarah Palin was a great lady. Ted Knight was diagnosed with cancer just months after the end of MTM and died August 26, 1986.The grave marker at Forest Lawn cemetery in Glendale, California bears his birth name,Theodore C. Konopka, and the words Bye Guy.

  4. Dana Zzyym:

    I am not male, I am not female, I am intersex, and I shouldn’t have to choose a gender marker for my official U.S. identity document that isn’t me.

  5. 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.

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    immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth
    • A. tight
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    • C. greedy
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