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Definition of Marks

Noun: Marks

  1. English businessman who created a retail chain (1888-1964)
    - Simon Marks, First Baron Marks of Broughton
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)
    "he showed marks of strain";
    - 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
Verb: mark  maa(r)k
  1. Attach a tag or label to
    "mark these bottles";
    - tag, label
     
  2. Designate as if by a mark
    "This sign marks the border"
     
  3. Be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense
    "His modesty marks him from his peers";
    - distinguish, differentiate
     
  4. Mark by some ceremony or observation
    "The citizens mark the anniversary of the revolution with a march and a parade";
    - commemorate
     
  5. Make or leave a mark on
    "the scouts marked the trail"; "ash marked the believers' foreheads"
     
  6. Accuse or condemn openly or formally; classify or describe as disgraceful
    "She was marked by society because she had a child out of wedlock";
    - stigmatize, stigmatise [Brit], brand, denounce
     
  7. Detect and remember; perceive with the mind
    "mark my words";
    - notice, note
     
  8. Mark with a scar
    "The skin disease marked his face permanently";
    - scar, pock, pit
     
  9. Make small marks into the surface of
    "mark the clay before firing it";
    - score, nock
     
  10. Establish as the highest level or best performance
    "mark a record";
    - set
     
  11. Make underscoring marks
    - score
     
  12. Remove from a list
    - cross off, cross out, strike out, strike off
     
  13. Put a check mark on, near or next to
    "mark off the units";
    - check, check off, mark off, tick off [Brit, Cdn], tick [Brit]
     
  14. Assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation
    "mark homework";
    - grade, score
     
  15. Insert punctuation marks into
    - punctuate

See also:
Markovian
marksman

Anagrams containing the word Marks

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