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mark
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 24
1. A license of reprisals. See Marque.
2. An old weight and coin. See Marc.
6. A character ( usually a cross) made as a substitute for a signature by one who can not write.
7. A fixed object serving for guidance, as of a ship, a traveler, a surveyor, etc.; as, a seamark, a landmark.
8. A trace, dot, line, imprint, or discoloration, although not regarded as a token or sign; a scratch, scar, stain, etc.; as, this pencil makes a fine mark.
12. Limit or standard of action or fact; as, to be within the mark; to come up to the mark.
14. Preeminence; high position; as, particians of mark; a fellow of no mark.
16. A number or other character used in registring; as, examination marks; a mark for tardiness.
17. Image; likeness; hence, those formed in one's image; children; descendants.
18. One of the bits of leather or colored bunting which are placed upon a sounding line at intervals of from two to five fathoms. The unmarked fathoms are called deeps.
Part of Speech: verb
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To put a mark upon; to affix a significant mark to; to make recognizable by a mark; as, to mark a box or bale of merchandise; to mark clothing.
2. To leave a trace, scratch, scar, or other mark, upon, or any evidence of action; as, a pencil marks paper; his hobnails marked the floor.
3. To keep account of; to enumerate and register; as, to mark the points in a game of billiards or cards.
5. To be a mark upon; to designate; to indicate; - used literally and figuratively; as, this monument marks the spot where Wolfe died; his courage and energy marked him for a leader.
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