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Definition of "remark" []

  • To express briefly and casually as a comment. (verb-transitive)
  • To take notice of; observe. See Synonyms at see1. (verb-transitive)
  • To make a comment or observation: remarked on her academic scholarship. (verb-intransitive)
  • The act of noticing or observing: a place worthy of remark. (noun)
  • A casual or brief expression of opinion; a comment. See Synonyms at comment. (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.

Use "remark" in a sentence
  • "The remark translates as "If only he could buy a star," referring to the "white star" that indicates a win in sports, and the rumors of match fixing that surround sumo."
  • "This remark is attributed to George W. Bush, last night in Alberta, commenting on the memoirs he is writing (or thinking of writing)."
  • "Does the listener take offense if the remark is a knee-jerk one?"