Meaning of mark

Definition of mark

(noun) 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?"
a distinguishing symbol; "the owner's mark was on all the sheep"
a reference point to shoot at; "his arrow hit the mark"
a visible indication made on a surface; "some previous reader had covered the pages with dozens of marks"; "paw prints were everywhere"
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"
a symbol of disgrace or infamy; "And the Lord set a mark upon Cain"--Genesis
formerly the basic unit of money in Germany
Apostle and companion of Saint Peter; assumed to be the author of the second Gospel
a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation); "his answer was just a punctuation mark"
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"
the shortest of the four Gospels in the New Testament
a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
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"
(verb) attach a tag or label to; "label these bottles"
designate as if by a mark; "This sign marks the border"
be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense; "His modesty distinguishes him from his peers"
celebrate by some ceremony or observation; "The citizens mark the anniversary of the revolution with a march and a parade"
make or leave a mark on; "the scouts marked the trail"; "ash marked the believers' foreheads"
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"
notice or perceive; "She noted that someone was following her"; "mark my words"
mark with a scar; "The skin disease scarred his face permanently"
make small marks into the surface of; "score the clay before firing it"
establish as the highest level or best performance; "set a record"
make underscoring marks
remove from a list; "Cross the name of the dead person off the list"
put a check mark on or near or next to; "Please check each name on the list"; "tick off the items"; "mark off the units"
assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation; "grade tests"; "score the SAT essays"; "mark homework"

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