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Dictionary definition for: Mark

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

2. (n) 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?"

3. (v) designate as if by a mark; "This sign marks the border" "He indicated where the border ended"

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

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

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

7. (v) mark by some ceremony or observation; "We marked the anniversary of his death"

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

9. (n) 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"

10. (v) make or leave a mark on; "mark the trail so that we can find our way back"

11. (v) 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"

12. (n) a symbol of disgrace or infamy; "And the Lord set a mark upon Cain"--Genesis

13. (n) formerly the basic unit of money in Germany

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

21. (n) 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"

22. (v) make underscoring marks

23. (n) the shortest of the four Gospels in the New Testament

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

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

26. (n) an indication of damage

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

28. (n) marking consisting of crossing lines

29. (v) insert punctuation marks into

30. (n) 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"

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