mark mark  /ˈmɑrk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
  2. (n) a distinguishing symbol
  3. (n) a reference point to shoot at
  4. (n) a visible indication made on a surface
  5. (n) the impression created by doing something unusual or extraordinary that people notice and remember
  6. (n) a symbol of disgrace or infamy
  7. (n) formerly the basic unit of money in Germany
  8. (n) Apostle and companion of Saint Peter; assumed to be the author of the second Gospel
  9. (n) a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
  10. (n) a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation)
  11. (n) a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)
  12. (n) the shortest of the four Gospels in the New Testament
  13. (n) an indication of damage
  14. (n) a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
  15. (n) something that exactly succeeds in achieving its goal
  16. (v) attach a tag or label to
  17. (v) designate as if by a mark
  18. (v) be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense
  19. (v) mark by some ceremony or observation
  20. (v) make or leave a mark on
  21. (v) to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful
  22. (v) notice or perceive
  23. (v) mark with a scar
  24. (v) make small marks into the surface of
  25. (v) establish as the highest level or best performance
  26. (v) make underscoring marks
  27. (v) remove from a list
  28. (v) put a check mark on or near or next to
  29. (v) assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation
  30. (v) insert punctuation marks into

Usage(s):

  • A former prefabricated-house salesman and state legislator, Siljander made his mark by mixing politics and religion.

News

  1. Mark Streit trade: Expensive defenseman isn't the long-term answer

    Mark Streit left the Islanders because his contract demands were not in line with what they were willing to pay him. Via Arthur Staple of Newsday: According to a source, the Islanders offered Streit a three-year deal worth about $5 million a season, but Streit is looking for north of $5.5 million per season.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  2. Mark Emmert's hot seat seems hotter after SI expose of bad leadership methods

    NCAA president Mark Emmert might very well be the least popular man in college sports, and a damning story by Pete Thamel reveals that even those in power and employed by the NCAA don't have the best perception of the president.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  3. Mark Wahlberg spotted in Taylor

    Actor Mark Wahlberg was spotted in Taylor on Wednesday afternoon on the set of the new Transformers film.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KXAN 36 Austin

Quotes

  • "Today does not mark the end of our economic troubles," Obama said today at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. "Nor does it constitute all of what we must do to turn our economy around. But it does mark the beginning of the end - the...
    on Feb 17, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: ABC News

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maxim maxim
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