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1. earmark

noun. ['ˈɪrˌmɑːrk, ˈiːrˌmɑːrk'] identification mark on the ear of a domestic animal.

Synonyms

  • mark
  • marker

Antonyms

  • improper
  • inappropriateness
  • inappropriate

Etymology

  • ear (English)
  • er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mark (English)
  • mark (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Earmark

  • aardvark
  • avmark
  • ballpark
  • baumstark
  • baumstark
  • benchmark
  • bevmark
  • birthmark
  • bismarck
  • bismark
  • calmark
  • caremark
  • cellmark
  • chilmark
  • denmark
  • deutschemark
  • earmark
  • equimark
  • esmark
  • furmark

Example sentences of the word earmark


1. Verb, base form
A company must determine how much money to earmark for payroll.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The minimalist faucet trim, coupled with the warm metal finish, earmark this one as a new classic.

2. earmark

noun. ['ˈɪrˌmɑːrk, ˈiːrˌmɑːrk'] a distinctive characteristic or attribute.

Synonyms

  • characteristic
  • hallmark
  • mould
  • stylemark
  • trademark

Antonyms

  • bad luck
  • misfortune
  • good luck
  • success

Etymology

  • ear (English)
  • er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mark (English)
  • mark (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. earmark

verb. ['ˈɪrˌmɑːrk, ˈiːrˌmɑːrk'] give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause.

Synonyms

  • appropriate
  • set aside
  • reserve
  • assign
  • allot
  • allow

Antonyms

  • impropriety
  • communicativeness
  • demote
  • promote

Etymology

  • ear (English)
  • er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mark (English)
  • mark (Middle English (1100-1500))
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