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A small area on a surface having a different colour from its surroundings, typically one caused by damage or dirt
“William sat back, sulking at the red mark on the side of his cheek.”
Something that sets apart an individual from others of the same kind
“Books bearing the mark of a well-known bookseller.”
Something set up as an example against which others of the same type are compared
“He also helped set three relay world records and lowered his own mark in the 400 freestyle.”
A target
“As she develops she should be able to reach out and grab an object, even though she often misses the mark on the first try.”
Overall quality as seen or judged by people in general
“… a brand of crystal that bears the mark of excellence.”
A line, figure, or symbol made as an indication or record of something
“The mark looked like the symbol for life that the mystics had created years ago.”
A level or stage that is considered significant
“Botero was part of a group of seven which made a decisive break shortly after the 80 km mark of the stage.”
A sign or indication of a quality or feeling
“As a mark of respect all club activities have been cancelled this weekend.”
A figure or letter representing the total number of marks awarded in an examination or competition and signifying a person's score
“At the end of the course of study, candidates receive a mark from one to seven in each subject.”
A person or thing that is made fun of
“… in the wake of the scandal, the disgraced governor became the favorite mark of late-night comedians.”
Impression or influence
“The war left its mark on him.”
“He signed his mark in the visitors' book.”
“It is the mark of a civilized society to treat its elderly members well.”
Make a visible impression or stain on
“With a sharp instrument, mark the two holes indicated on the edge and the face of the door.”
To attach an identifying slip to
“I've marked the relevant passages.”
Notice or pay careful attention to
“He'll leave you, you mark my words!”
Characterize as having a particular quality or feature
“So what does 2000 offer the mid-market fashion retail sector after another bleak Christmas marked by early sales notices?”
To grade or evaluate academic work
“Without a tutor to mark your work, how will you know if you got it right?”
To celebrate or commemorate an occasion or its anniversary
“It was all of 21 years since the team had won the Mayo and Connacht honours and some members felt the time to hold a celebration to mark the event.”
“All her possessions were clearly marked.”
“If the Erskine scheme comes to pass, it will mark a significant change in fortunes for similar proposals.”
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