|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|
"His modesty distinguishes him form his peers"
|Related terms:||qualify characterize differentiation marker|
|3.||[ verb ] attach a tag or label to|
"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|
"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)|
"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|
"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|
"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"
|11.||[ noun ] a visible indication made on a surface|
"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|
"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|
"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"
|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|
|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|
"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|
: "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|
|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|
|Related terms:||add quote punctuation|
|31.||[ noun ] a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)|
"he showed signs of strain" "they welcomed the signs of spring"
|Related terms:||clue notice|
|32.||[ noun ] marking consisting of crossing lines|
|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|