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mark meaning

[ mɑ:k ]   Pronunciation:
Synonyms of "mark""mark" in a sentence
  • Verb: mark  maa(r)k
    1. Attach a tag or label to
    Noun: mark  maa(r)k
    1. A number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
      "she made good marks in algebra"
      - grade, score 
    2. A distinguishing symbol
      "the owner's mark was on all the sheep"
      - marker, marking 
    3. A reference point to shoot at
      "his arrow hit the mark"
      - target 
    4. A visible indication made on a surface
      "some previous reader had covered the pages with dozens of marks"
      - print 
    5. 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 theatre" 
    6. A symbol of disgrace or infamy
      "And the Lord set a mark upon Cain"
      - stigma, brand, stain 
    7. Formerly the basic unit of money in Germany
      - German mark, Deutsche Mark, Deutschmark 
    8. [US] A person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
      - chump, fool, gull, patsy [N. Amer], fall guy, sucker, soft touch, mug 
    9. A written or printed symbol (as for punctuation)
      "his answer was just a punctuation mark" 
    10. A perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)
      - sign 
    11. An indication of damage
      - scratch, scrape, scar 
    12. A marking that consists of lines that cross each other
      - crisscross, cross 
    13. Something that exactly succeeds in achieving its goal
      "hit the mark"
      - bell ringer, bull's eye, home run
    Noun: Mark  maa(r)k
    1. The shortest of the four Gospels in the New Testament
      - Gospel According to Mark 
    2. Apostle and companion of Saint Peter; assumed to be the author of the second Gospel
      - Saint Mark, St. Mark

    Sounds like: marque, marc

    Derived forms: marking, marked, marks, Marks

    See also: mark down, mark off, mark up, marker, marking

    Type of: add, alter, Apostelic Father, Apostle, appraise, assess, attach, bespeak, betoken [archaic], blemish, book, celebrate, change, characterise [Brit], characterize, clew, clue, cue, deface, defect, disfigure, dupe, effect, enter, establish, evaluate, evaluation, evangel, Evangelist, German monetary unit, Gospel, Gospels, impression, indicant, indicate, indication, keep, label, lay down, make, mar, marking, measure, modify, notch, observe, point, point of reference, printed symbol, put down, qualify, rating, record, reference, reference point, saint, signal, success, symbol, take away, take out, valuate, valuation, value, verify, victim, written symbol

    Part of: New Testament

    Encyclopedia: Mark, IL Mark, Illinois Mark, Gospel of Mark Mark, 6th Baronet Sykes Mark, Pope Saint Mark, release, recapture Mark, release and recapture Mark, Sweden Mark, Saint Mark, Somerset

  • [American slang]
    n. a dupe; a victim selected for a theft or a swindle. (Underworld.)
    • I bumped the mark on the shoulder, and he put his hand on his wallet just like always.
    • We picked the marks out of the crowd in front of the two-dollar window.

  • [Business]
    AmE / verb, noun

    verb [+ obj]

    1 mark A (with B) | mark B on A

    to write or draw words, a symbol, line, etc. on sth in order to give information about it:

    We mark each packet with a sell-by date.

    Prices are marked on the goods.

    The envelope was marked 'Confidential'.

    a cheque marked 'Not Negotiable'

    2 (Stock Exchange ) mark sth higher/lower (usually be marked)

    if shares are marked higher/lower, investors think they are worth more/less and so their value on the stock exchange increases/decreases:

    Some investors marked the shares higher because the results showed an improvement.

    The airline was marked 4.7% lower.



    mark time


    to pass the time while you wait for sth more interesting:

    I'm just marking time in this job-I'm hoping to get into journalism.


    if sth such as prices mark time, they stay at the same level although they may change soon:

    The shares are marking time, as investors wait for next week's results.


    mark sth down

    1 (Commerce )

    to lower the price of sth:

    We've marked the price down from €49 to €29.

    marked-down items


    2 (Stock Exchange ) (usually be marked down)

    if shares are marked down, their value on the stock exchange decreases:

    The company saw its shares marked down 0.5 per cent

    (= by investors on a stock exchange).


    mark sb out as/for sth

    to choose sb or to make people recognize sb as special in some way:

    She was marked out for early promotion.

    mark sth up

    1 (Commerce )

    to raise the price of sth:

    We've marked the price up from €49 to €55. OPP MARK STH DOWN MARKUP

    2 (Stock Exchange ) (usually be marked up)

    if shares are marked up, their value on the stock exchange increases:

    Share prices were marked up as soon as trading started.



    to mark or correct a text, etc., for example for printing MARKUP



    1 [C, usually sing.]

    a level or point that sth reaches that is thought to be important:

    The price of oil has passed the $40-a-barrel mark.

    Unemployment remains below the four million mark.

    2 Mark [sing.]

    (followed by a number) a particular type or model of a machine or vehicle:

    the Mark II engine


    make your/a mark (on sth)

    to become famous and successful in a particular area:

    The company made its mark with its online payment service.

    LINE noun

  • [Electronics]
    1. In telegraphy, the dot or dash portion of a character, as opposed to the dead space between such portions.
    2. The intelligence part of a similar signal (such as sound, light, etc.).
    3. The high (logic 1) state represented by a binary bit, as opposed to the low (logic 0) state.
    4. A character identifying the end of a data set. Also called
    2). Marx generator
    mask 1. A kind of stencil through which plating, electrodeposition, or diffusion can be done.
    2. The viewing screen, or GRATICULE, of an oscilloscope.
    3. To obliterate a signal with a stronger one.
    4. A bit or character pattern used to change or extract bit positions in another pattern.

  • [Law]
    A word, name, symbol, or device or any combination thereof used to identify and distinguish goods or services and to indicate their source. A mark used on or in the sale of goods is known as a trademark. A mark used in the sale of services is known as a service mark. A mark used by a collective group is known as a collective mark. 15 USC

    This term has several acceptations. 1. It is a sign traced on paper or parchment, which stands in the place of a signature, usually made by persons who cannot write. A mark is now held to be a good signature, though the party was able to write.

    It is the sign, writing or ticket put upon manufactured goods to distinguish them from others.

    Mark or marc, denotes a weight used in several parts of Europe, and for several commodities, especially gold and silver. When gold and silver are sold by the mark, it is divided into twenty-four carats.

    Mark is also in England a money of accounts, and in some other countries a coin. The English marc is two-thirds of a pound sterling and the Scotch mark is of equal value in Scotch money of account.

  • [Medicine]
    1 : a narrow deep hollow on the surface of the crown of a horse's incisor tooth that gradually becomes obliterated by the wearing away of the crown and therefore is indicative of the animal's age and usu. disappears from the lower central incisors about the sixth year while traces may remain in the upper until the eleventh
    2 : an impression or trace made or occurring on something —see BIRTHMARK, STRAWBERRY MARK
    3 : a cut (as an ear notch) made on livestock for identification — marked adj
  • They stood in silence as a mark of honor to her.
  • Often they mark the path with buoys.
  • I send you this gift as a mark of esteem ..
  • He won high marks in all his examinations.
  • Her school work is not quite up to the mark.
  • mark twain is a conspicuous example.
  • I'm all through with the mark fourteen.
  • He were to become a mark of public scorn.
  • marks at the lower end need to be leveled up.
  • He attained a good mark in the examination.
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