What is Mark?

  • (verb): Designate as if by a mark.
    Example: "This sign marks the border"; "He indicated where the border ended"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on mark, marks:

V And W Class Destroyer - Conversions For The Second World War - WAIR
... but this larger ship also received a quadruple QF 2 pdr Mark VII mounting ... The armament was replaced with four QF 4 inch L/45 Mark XVI guns in two twin mountings HA/LA Mark XIX, shipped on the fore and aft shelter decks ... The armament was controlled by a Mark II(W) rangefinder - director, fitted with Radar Type 285 for target ranging as soon as it became available ...
Interrobang
... often represented by ?! or !?), is a nonstandard punctuation mark used in various written languages and intended to combine the functions of the question mark (also called the “interrogative point”) and ... The glyph is a superimposition of these two marks ...
Queensland Reds Season 2008 - Regular Season - Week 3
... Canberra Stadium, Canberra Attendance 15,244 Referee Lyndon Bray TriesMark Chisholm (2), Mark Gerrard, Ben Alexander, Peter Playford, Stephen Hoiles ConMark Gerrard (5 ...
Kano - Durbar Festival
... The Emir of Kano hosts a Durbar to mark and celebrate the two annual Muslim festivals and Eid-ul-Fitr (to mark the end of the Holy Month of Ramadan) and Eid ...
Mark - Other
... Beauty mark, dark mole on the face or other part of the body that is considered to be attractive Tick (check mark) Diacritical mark, mark added to a letter to ... fantasy era of Middle-earth see also Marches Mark, a grade awarded to students' work Merchant's Mark Sea mark, pilotage aid which identifies the approximate position of a maritime channel, hazard and ...

More definitions of "Mark":

  • (noun): A reference point to shoot at.
    Example: "His arrow hit the mark"
    Synonyms: target
  • (noun): The impression created by doing something unusual or extraordinary that people notice and remember.
    Example: "It was in London that he made his mark"; "he left an indelible mark on the American theater"
  • (verb): Attach a tag or label to.
    Synonyms: tag, label
  • (verb): Be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense.
    Synonyms: distinguish, differentiate
  • (verb): Make or leave a mark on.
    Example: "Mark the trail so that we can find our way back"
  • (noun): A visible indication made on a surface.
    Synonyms: print
  • (verb): Notice or perceive.
    Example: "Mark my words"
    Synonyms: notice, note
  • (verb): Insert punctuation marks into.
    Synonyms: punctuate
  • (verb): Make small marks into the surface of.
    Synonyms: score, nock
  • (verb): Make underscoring marks.
    Synonyms: score
  • (noun): A written or printed symbol (as for punctuation).
    Example: "His answer was just a punctuation mark"
  • (noun): A perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened).
    Synonyms: sign
  • (verb): Establish as the highest level or best performance.
    Synonyms: set
  • (noun): A symbol of disgrace or infamy.
    Example: "And the Lord set a mark upon Cain"--Genesis
    Synonyms: stigma, brand, stain
  • (noun): A number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance).
    Synonyms: grade, score
  • (verb): Assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation.
    Example: "Mark homework"
    Synonyms: grade, score
  • (noun): A distinguishing symbol.
    Example: "The owner's mark was on all the sheep"
    Synonyms: marker, marking
  • (verb): Mark by some ceremony or observation.
    Synonyms: commemorate
  • (noun): Apostle and companion of Saint Peter; assumed to be the author of the second Gospel.
    Synonyms: Saint Mark, St. Mark

Famous quotes containing the word mark:

    All mothers need instruction, nurturing, and an understanding mentor after the birth of a baby, but in this age of fast foods, fast tracks, and fast lanes, it doesn’t always happen. While we live in a society that provides recognition for just about every life event—from baptisms to bar mitzvahs, from wedding vows to funeral rites—the entry into parenting seems to be a solo flight, with nothing and no one to mark formally the new mom’s entry into motherhood.
    Sally Placksin (20th century)

    And he appointed twelve, whom he also named apostles, to be with him, and to be sent out to proclaim the message...
    Bible: New Testament, Mark 3:14.

    I doubt that I would have taken so many leaps in my own writing or been as clear about my feminist and political commitments if I had not been anointed as early as I was. Some major form of recognition seems to have to mark a woman’s career for her to be able to go out on a limb without having her credentials questioned.
    Ruth Behar (b. 1956)