What does remark mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. remark, comment, inputnoun

    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. remarkverb

    explicit notice

    "it passed without remark"

  3. note, observe, mention, remarkverb

    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 outverb

    make or write a comment on

    "he commented the paper of his colleague"


  1. remarknoun

    A mark that replaces another mark.

  2. remarkverb

    To mark again (a piece of work).

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. REMARKnoun

    Observation; note; notice taken.

    Etymology: remarque, Fr.

    He cannot distinguish difficult and noble speculations from trifling and vulgar remarks. Jeremy Collier, on Pride.

  2. To Remarkverb

    Etymology: remarquer, Fr.

    It is easy to observe what has been remarked, that the names of simple ideas are the least liable to mistakes. John Locke.

    The pris’ner Samson here I seek.
    —— His manacles remark him, there he sits. John Milton.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Remarknoun

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

  2. Remarknoun

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

  3. Remarknoun

    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. Remarkverb

    to make a remark or remarks; to comment

  5. Remarknoun

    act of remarking or attentively noticing; notice or observation

  6. Remarknoun

    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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Remark

    rē-märk′, v.t. to mark or take notice of: to express what one thinks or sees: to say.—n. words regarding anything: notice: any distinguishing mark on an engraving or etching indicating a certain state of the plate before completion, also a print or proof bearing this special remark—also Remarque′.—adj. Remark′able, deserving remark or notice: distinguished: famous: that may excite admiration or wonder: strange: extraordinary.—n. Remark′ableness.—adv. Remark′ably.—adj. Remarked′, conspicuous: bearing a remark, as an etching.—n. Remark′er. [O. Fr. remarquerre-, inten., marquer, to mark.]

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  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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of remark in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of remark in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of remark in a Sentence

  1. Alexander Vindman:

    President Donald Trump just continually put Alex's name out there -- President Donald Trump seemed to be a little bit obsessed with it, and President Donald Trump would, you know, continually remark on Rachel Vindman, and I think by constantly saying President Donald Trump name, by telegraphing it to President Donald Trump supporters, that President Donald Trump put -- President Donald Trump continued to put us in danger by continuing to say our name.

  2. Hawke Newsome:

    When these women arrived at this restaurant behind us, words were exchanged. In addition to that, vaccination cards and IDs were exchanged, when they were seated, the hostess came by and made another snide remark to them. As you all know, three gentlemen appeared at the front. All three of whom had proof of vaccination, but two did not have identification. The women said, ‘If we can't stay here, and we all can't eat here, then we will leave.’ As these women were walking out of the restaurant, the employee said something, and lunged at them.

  3. L. B. Walton:

    Genius might well be defined as the ability to makes a platitude sound as though it were an original remark.

  4. Kwon Jong Gun:

    Even the U.S. president made a remark which in effect recognizes the self-defensive rights of a sovereign state, saying that it is a small missile test which a lot of countries do.

  5. Robert Burns:

    I want someone to laugh with me, someone to be grave with me, someone to please me and help my discrimination with his or her own remark, and at times, no doubt, to admire my acuteness and penetration.

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  • poznamenat, poznámkaCzech
  • BemerkungGerman
  • observaciónSpanish
  • اظهارPersian
  • kommentoida, osoittaa, huomio, huomata, huomauttaa, huomautus, panna merkille, havaintoFinnish
  • remarqueFrench
  • टिप्पणीHindi
  • դիտողությունArmenian
  • ucapanIndonesian
  • puntualizzazione, battuta, caveat, considerazioneItalian
  • 述べる, 発言, 但書き, 注目, 注意書き, 評する, 注意, 言及Japanese
  • ಹೇಳಿಕೆKannada
  • bemerkeNorwegian
  • komentować, zauważyć, skomentować, uwagaPolish
  • observar, [[fazer]] ([[uma]]) [[observação]], observaçãoPortuguese
  • observație, remarcăRomanian
  • замечание, пометка, примечаниеRussian
  • கருத்துTamil
  • 備註Chinese

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