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Definition of "mark" []

  • A visible trace or impression, such as a line or spot. (noun)
  • A sign, such as a cross, made in lieu of a signature. (noun)
  • A written or printed symbol used for punctuation; a punctuation mark. (noun)
  • A number, letter, or symbol used to indicate various grades of academic achievement: got a mark of 95 instead of 100. (noun)
  • An appraisal; a rating. Often used in the plural: earned high marks from her superiors. (noun)
  • A visible impression, stain, etc, on a surface, such as a spot or scratch (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A sign, symbol, or other indication that distinguishes something (noun)
  • A cross or other symbol made instead of a signature (noun)
  • A written or printed sign or symbol, as for punctuation (noun)
  • A letter, number, or percentage used to grade academic work (noun)
  • A thing that indicates position or directs; marker (noun)
  • A desired or recognized standard (noun)
  • An indication of some quality, feature, or prowess (noun)
  • Quality or importance; note (noun)
  • A target or goal (noun)
  • Impression or influence (noun)
  • One of the temperature settings on a gas oven (noun)
  • Model, brand, or type (noun)
  • A variation on a particular model (noun)
  • A suitable victim, esp for swindling (noun)
  • One of the intervals distinctively marked on a sounding lead (noun)
  • An action in which a player standing inside his own 22m line catches a forward kick by an opponent and shouts "mark", entitling himself to a free kick (noun)
  • A catch of the ball from a kick of at least 10 yards, after which a free kick is taken (noun)
  • (in medieval England and Germany) a piece of land held in common by the free men of a community (noun)
  • To make or receive (a visible impression, trace, or stain) on (a surface) (verb)
  • To characterize or distinguish (verb)
  • To set boundaries or limits (on) (verb)
  • To select, designate, or doom by or as if by a mark (verb)
  • To put identifying or designating labels, stamps, etc, on, esp to indicate price (verb)
  • To pay heed or attention to (verb)
  • To observe; notice (verb)
  • To grade or evaluate (scholastic work) (verb)
  • To stay close to (an opponent) to hamper his or her play (verb)
  • To keep (score) in some games (verb)
  • The shout given by a player when calling for a mark (exclamation)

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Use "mark" in a sentence
  • "That is, by setting mark to true when garbage collecting, we \ "mark\" the cell, indicating it is accessible."
  • "I strongly believe that someone coined this phrase, started using it, and the fear and hate directed at the banks made the term "mark to fantasy" a truth to everyone who has heard it."
  • "NHL, the NHL Shield and the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League."