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Overview of noun marking

The noun marking has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) marker, marking, mark

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

2. (1) marking

(a pattern of marks)

3. marking, grading, scoring

(evaluation of performance by assigning a grade or score; "what he disliked about teaching was all the grading he had to do")

4. marking

(the act of making a visible mark on a surface)


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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