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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)

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 "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."