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  • n  a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
    she made good marks in algebra
  • n  a distinguishing symbol
    the owner's mark was on all the sheep
  • n  a reference point to shoot at
    his arrow hit the mark
  • n  a visible indication made on a surface
    some previous reader had covered the pages with dozens of marks
  • n  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
  • n  a symbol of disgrace or infamy
    And the Lord set a mark upon Cain"--Genesis
  • n  formerly the basic unit of money in Germany
  • n  Apostle and companion of Saint Peter; assumed to be the author of the second Gospel
  • n  a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
  • n  a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation)
    his answer was just a punctuation mark
  • n  a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)
  • n  the shortest of the four Gospels in the New Testament
  • n  an indication of damage
  • n  a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
  • n  something that exactly succeeds in achieving its goal
    hit the mark
  • v  attach a tag or label to
  • v  designate as if by a mark
    This sign marks the border
  • v  be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense
  • v  mark by some ceremony or observation
    The citizens mark the anniversary of the revolution with a march and a parade
  • v  make or leave a mark on
    the scouts marked the trail
    ash marked the believers' foreheads
  • v  to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful
  • v  notice or perceive
    mark my words
  • v  mark with a scar
  • v  make small marks into the surface of
  • v  establish as the highest level or best performance
  • v  make underscoring marks
  • v  remove from a list
  • v  put a check mark on or near or next to
    mark off the units
  • v  assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation
    mark homework
  • v  insert punctuation marks into

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

  • 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.
    June 12, 2013 -
  • 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.
    June 12, 2013 -
  • Mark Wahlberg spotted in Taylor
    Actor Mark Wahlberg was spotted in Taylor on Wednesday afternoon on the set of the new Transformers film.
    June 12, 2013 - KXAN 36 Austin

  • Barack Obama in ABC News
    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...

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