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Definition of Mark

  • A license of reprisals. See Marque.
  • An old weight and coin. See Marc.
  • The unit of monetary account of the German Empire, equal to 23.8 cents of United States money (1913); the equivalent of one hundred pfennigs. Also, a silver coin of this value. The unit was retained by subsequent German states up to the time of the Federal Republic of Germany. In 1995, the value was approximately 65 cents American. In 1999 it began to be superseded by the Euro as a unit of currency in Germany and throughout much of the European union.
  • A visible sign or impression made or left upon anything; esp., a line, point, stamp, figure, or the like, drawn or impressed, so as to attract the attention and convey some information or intimation; a token; a trace.
  • A character or device put on an article of merchandise by the maker to show by whom it was made; a trade-mark.
  • A character (usually a cross) made as a substitute for a signature by one who can not write.
  • A fixed object serving for guidance, as of a ship, a traveler, a surveyor, etc.; as, a seamark, a landmark.
  • 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.
  • An evidence of presence, agency, or influence; a significative token; a symptom; a trace; specifically, a permanent impression of one's activity or character.
  • That toward which a missile is directed; a thing aimed at; what one seeks to hit or reach.
  • Attention, regard, or respect.
  • Limit or standard of action or fact; as, to be within the mark; to come up to the mark.
  • Badge or sign of honor, rank, or official station.
  • Preëminence; high position; as, patricians of mark; a fellow of no mark.
  • A characteristic or essential attribute; a differential.
  • A number or other character used in registering; as, examination marks; a mark for tardiness.
  • 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.”
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • To keep account of; to enumerate and register; as, to mark the points in a game of billiards or cards.
  • To notice or observe; to give attention to; to take note of; to remark; to heed; to regard; as, mark my words.
  • To take particular notice; to observe critically; to note; to remark.
  • something that exactly succeeds in achieving its goal
  • the impression created by doing something unusual or extraordinary that people notice and remember
  • a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
  • an indication of damage
  • a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
  • the shortest of the four Gospels in the New Testament
  • a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)
  • a symbol of disgrace or infamy
  • a visible indication made on a surface
  • a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation)
  • a reference point to shoot at
  • a distinguishing symbol
  • a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
  • Apostle and companion of Saint Peter; assumed to be the author of the second Gospel
  • formerly the basic unit of money in Germany
  • insert punctuation marks into
  • make or leave a mark on
  • celebrate by some ceremony or observation
  • be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense
  • assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation
  • put a check mark on or near or next to
  • remove from a list
  • designate as if by a mark
  • make underscoring marks
  • establish as the highest level or best performance
  • make small marks into the surface of
  • mark with a scar
  • attach a tag or label to
  • notice or perceive
  • to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful

How to use mark in a sentence. Mark pronunciation.

I am glad thee did find all he said was true, and that in Damascus thee was able to set a mark by my uncle's grave.
Yet she felt that caution must mark her words, and that nothing but danger lay in resentment.
She has formerly been one of _Sampson's Foxes_, and has carried so much fire in her Tail, as has burnt all those that have had to do with her: But the mark being out of her Mouth, and she grown past her own Labour, yet being a well-wisher to the Mathematicks, she sets up for a Procurer of fresh Goods for her old Customers.
And to some Notorious Wretches, she'll fix such a visible _Mark_ in their _Faces_, as shall make 'em the Derision and the Loathing of all People; and so bring 'em to Repentance _with a Pox to 'em_.
Still he did not speak a word, but what she saw was quite enough to smother the last spark of her courage and hope, for her husband's eyes showed only the whites, his sallow features were ashy-pale, and on his brow the branded mark of Mithras stood out more clearly than ever.
We first hear of her as having been delivered by Jesus of seven devils (Luke viii, 1-3; Mark xvi, 9).
On the contrary, the references to her as being in the company of such women as Joanna, the wife of Herod's steward, Salome, the mother of James and John, and Mary, the mother of Jesus (Luke viii, 3; Mark xvi, 40; John xix, 25), strongly discountenance such a supposition.
The only reason for this identification is that the anointing by the "sinner" is described as taking place in the house of a Pharisee named Simon (Luke vii, 36, 39-40 43-44); that the anointing by the unnamed woman, as described in Matthew xxvi, 6-13 and Mark xiv, 3-9, took place in the house of one "Simon the leper," in Bethany; and that Mary, the sister of Lazarus, is described in John xi, 2, and xii, 3-8, as anointing Jesus in a house (apparently that of Lazarus himself) in Bethany, when a conversation ensues altogether different from that recorded in Luke vii, but similar to that related in Matthew xxvi, and Mark xiv, save that the objection to the anointing of Jesus is made, not by "his disciples" (Matthew xxvi, 8), not by "some that had indignation" (Mark xiv, 4), but by "one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot, Simon's son" (John xii, 4).
The only foundation for such an idea to found in the Bible is contained in the head note to Mark xv, which is quite unwarranted by the text.
According to the three synoptic gospels the cross was borne not by Christ, but by Simon, a Cyrenian (see Matthew xxvii, 32; Mark xv, 2 1; Luke xxiii, 26).
Occasionally she walked along the asphalte pavement of the Brighton Road-a nursemaids' promenade-as far as the stone which marks twelve miles from Westminster Bridge.
Walking lightly over the turf, she noticed the chalk marks significant of golf, and wondered how the game was played.
Gogol followed this amazingly powerful romance by two other works, which seem to have all the marks of immortality-the comedy "Revizor," and a long, unfinished novel, "Dead Souls.
The satire is so enormously exaggerated that it completely overshoots the mark, but perhaps this very exaggeration adds to the reader's merriment.
He declared that Mark Twain was even more popular in Russia than in America, that it was "a part of the national Russian education" to read him, and that he himself had read every translation of his books.
Gorki said he had read Mark Twain's stories when he was a boy, and that he had gotten much delight from them.
Mark declared that he also had been a reader and admirer of Gorki.
The smile of Gorki was broader and not so dry as the smile of Mark, but both smiles were distinctly those of fellow-humorists who understood each other.
Gorki said he was glad to meet Mark Twain, 'world famous and in Russia the best known of American writers, a man of tremendous force and convictions, who, when he hit, hit hard.

Examples of Mark

Example #1
But that the Prince Pasha of Egypt has set up a claim against my uncle's property is evil news; though, thanks be to God, as my father says, we have enough to keep us fed and clothed and housed.
Example #2
I must ask thee how is thy friend Ebn Ezra Bey?
Example #3
She felt the everlasting indignity behind the quiet, youthful eyes, the determined power of the man; but she saw also that, for the present, the course Nahoum suggested was the only course to take.
Example #4
Her instinct had pierced far; and as she realised his suspicions, perhaps his certainty, and heard his words of covert insult, which, as she saw, David did not appreciate, anger and determination grew in her.
Example #5
But the mark being out of her Mouth, and she grown past her own Labour, yet being a well-wisher to the Mathematicks, she sets up for a Procurer of fresh Goods for her old Customers.
Example #6
Is the Refuse of an Old Whore, who having been burnt herself, does like Charcoal help to set greener Wood on Fire; She is one of Natures Errata's, and a true Daughter of _Eve_, who having first undone herself, tempts others to the same Destruction.