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Overview of noun mark

The noun mark has 15 senses? (first 6 from tagged texts)
1. (5) mark, grade, score

(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?")

2. (4) marker, marking, mark

(a distinguishing symbol; "the owner's mark was on all the sheep")

3. (3) target, mark

(a reference point to shoot at; "his arrow hit the mark")

4. (2) mark, print

(a visible indication made on a surface; "some previous reader had covered the pages with dozens of marks"; "paw prints were everywhere")

5. (2) mark

(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")

6. (1) mark, stigma, brand, stain

(a symbol of disgrace or infamy; "And the Lord set a mark upon Cain"

7. mark, German mark, Deutsche Mark, Deutschmark

(formerly the basic unit of money in Germany)

8. Mark, Saint Mark, St. Mark

(Apostle and companion of Saint Peter; assumed to be the author of the second Gospel)

9. chump, fool, gull, mark, patsy, fall guy, sucker, soft touch, mug

(a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of)

10. mark

(a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation); "his answer was just a punctuation mark")

11. sign, mark

(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")

12. Mark, Gospel According to Mark

(the shortest of the four Gospels in the New Testament)

13. scratch, scrape, scar, mark

(an indication of damage)

14. crisscross, cross, mark

(a marking that consists of lines that cross each other)

15. bell ringer, bull's eye, mark, home run

(something that exactly succeeds in achieving its goal; "the new advertising campaign was a bell ringer"; "scored a bull's eye"; "hit the mark"; "the president's speech was a home run")


Overview of verb mark

The verb mark has 15 senses? (first 8 from tagged texts)
1. (13) tag, label, mark

(attach a tag or label to; "label these bottles")

2. (13) mark

(designate as if by a mark; "This sign marks the border")

3. (13) distinguish, mark, differentiate

(be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense; "His modesty distinguishes him from his peers")

4. (9) commemorate, mark

(mark by some ceremony or observation; "The citizens mark the anniversary of the revolution with a march and a parade")

5. (5) mark

(make or leave a mark on; "the scouts marked the trail"; "ash marked the believers' foreheads")

6. (2) stigmatize, stigmatise, brand, denounce, mark

(to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful; "He denounced the government action"; "She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock")

7. (2) notice, mark, note

(notice or perceive; "She noted that someone was following her"; "mark my words")

8. (1) scar, mark, pock, pit

(mark with a scar; "The skin disease scarred his face permanently")

9. score, nock, mark

(make small marks into the surface of; "score the clay before firing it")

10. set, mark

(establish as the highest level or best performance; "set a record")

11. score, mark

(make underscoring marks)

12. cross off, cross out, strike out, strike off, mark

(remove from a list; "Cross the name of the dead person off the list")

13. check, check off, mark, mark off, tick off, tick

(put a check mark on or near or next to; "Please check each name on the list"; "tick off the items"; "mark off the units")

14. grade, score, mark

(assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation; "grade tests"; "score the SAT essays"; "mark homework")

15. punctuate, mark

(insert punctuation marks into)

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