1. [ noun ] Man's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 14
2. [ verb ] be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense
Synonyms: distinguish differentiate

"His modesty distinguishes him form his peers"

Related terms: qualify characterize differentiation marker
3. [ verb ] attach a tag or label to
Synonyms: label tag

"label these bottles"

Related terms: attach code badge point point calibrate point mark_up mark_down tag marker label label
4. [ verb ] designate as if by a mark

"This sign marks the border" "He indicated where the border ended"

Related terms: bespeak signpost dimension signalize buoy blaze distinguish
5. [ verb ] mark by some ceremony or observation
Synonyms: commemorate

"We marked the anniversary of his death"

Related terms: observe commemoration
6. [ verb ] make or leave a mark on

"mark the trail so that we can find our way back"

Related terms: change trace flag brand tip stake speck spot striate star dot red-ink raddle stigmatise line bespot underline crisscross stripe dimple mark_off mark_off tag marker marking
7. [ noun ] (education) a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
Synonyms: score grade

"she made good marks in algebra" "grade A milk" "what was your score on your homework?"

Related terms: evaluation quartile centile grade_point decile rate grade
8. [ noun ] a distinguishing symbol
Synonyms: marking marker

"the owner's mark was on all the sheep"

Related terms: symbol brand milestone trademark label postmark broad_arrow peg authentication spot cairn watermark earmark distinguish
9. [ noun ] (arms) a reference point to shoot at
Synonyms: target

"his arrow hit the mark"

Related terms: reference_point clout drogue bull's_eye
10. [ noun ] the impression created by doing something unusual or extraordinary that people notice and remember

"it was in London that he made his mark" "he left an indelible mark on the American theater"

Related terms: impression
11. [ noun ] a visible indication made on a surface
Synonyms: print

"some previous reader had covered the pages with dozens of marks" "paw prints were everywhere"

Related terms: indication line line hoofprint footprint mintmark stroke trace score
12. [ verb ] notice or perceive
Synonyms: note notice

"She noted that someone was following her" "mark my words"

Related terms: ignore take_notice sign perceive
13. [ verb ] to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful
Synonyms: denounce brand stigmatise stigmatize

"He denounced the government action" "She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock"

Related terms: label stigmatization
14. [ noun ] a symbol of disgrace or infamy
Synonyms: brand stain stigma

"And the Lord set a mark upon Cain"--Genesis

Related terms: symbol demerit cloven_hoof bar_sinister stigmatize tarnish
15. [ verb ] mark with a scar
Synonyms: pock pit scar

"The skin disease scarred his face permanently"

Related terms: deface cicatrize scarify pockmark score scar scratch pitting pock incise
16. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 2538
17. [ verb ] assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation
Synonyms: score grade

"grade tests" "score the SAT essays" "mark homework"

Related terms: measure grading grader gradation
18. [ verb ] remove from a list
Synonyms: strike_out cross_off strike_off cross_out

"Cross the name of the dead person off the list"

Related terms: take_away
19. [ verb ] put a check mark on or next to
Synonyms: check tick_off mark_off tick check_off

"Please check each name on the list" "tick off the items"

Related terms: verify receipt check see
20. [ verb ] make underscoring marks
Synonyms: score
Related terms: record cancel
21. [ noun ] a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation)

"his answer was just a punctuation mark"

Related terms: written_symbol arrow check_mark punctuation ditto_mark caret call_mark dollar_mark point diacritical_mark broad_arrow score
22. [ noun ] an indication of damage
Synonyms: scar scrape scratch
Related terms: blemish scratch scrape scar
23. [ verb ] make small marks into the surface of
Synonyms: score nock

"score the clay before firing it"

Related terms: notch scribe scotch scarify line scar scorer
24. [ verb ] establish as the highest level or best performance
Synonyms: set

: "set a record"

Related terms: lay_down bell_ringer
25. [ noun ] a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
Synonyms: fool fish sucker chump schlemiel soft_touch patsy shlemiel fall_guy mug gull
Related terms: victim fool absorb gull
26. [ noun ] (New Testament,religion,fine art,writing) the shortest of the four Gospels in the New Testament
Synonyms: Gospel_According_to_Mark
Related terms: Gospel book New_Testament
27. [ noun ] the basic unit of money in Germany
Synonyms: Deutschmark german_mark Deutsche_Mark
Related terms: German_monetary_unit pfennig
28. [ noun ] (New Testament,religion,Christianity) Apostle and companion of Saint Peter; assumed to be the author of the second Gospel
Synonyms: st_mark st._mark saint_mark
Related terms: saint evangelist apostle
29. [ noun ] Woman's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 1548
30. [ verb ] (grammar) insert punctuation marks into
Synonyms: punctuate
Related terms: add quote punctuation
31. [ noun ] a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)
Synonyms: sign

"he showed signs of strain" "they welcomed the signs of spring"

Related terms: clue notice
32. [ noun ] marking consisting of crossing lines
Synonyms: cross crisscross
Related terms: marking score crisscross crisscross crisscross
33. [ noun ] something that exactly succeeds in achieving its goal
Synonyms: bull's_eye home_run bell_ringer

"the new advertising campaign was a bell ringer" "scored a bull's eye" "hit the mark" "the president's speech was a home run"

Related terms: success set
Similar spelling:   marks