What is mark?

  • (noun): A number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance).
    Synonyms: grade, score
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on mark, marks:

V And W Class Destroyer - Conversions For The Second World War - WAIR
... given a WAIR conversion, 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 ...
Queensland Reds Season 2008 - Regular Season - Week 3
... Canberra Attendance 15,244 Referee Lyndon Bray TriesMark Chisholm (2), Mark Gerrard, Ben Alexander, Peter Playford, Stephen Hoiles ConMark Gerrard (5) PenMark Gerrard Tries John Roe, PenClinton Schifcofske (2) ...
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 alter a word's pronunciation or ... Tolkien's 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 ...
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 ... The glyph is a superimposition of these two marks ...
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 al-Adha (to mark the Hajj Holy ...

More definitions of "mark":

  • (noun): Apostle and companion of Saint Peter; assumed to be the author of the second Gospel.
    Synonyms: Saint Mark, St. Mark
  • (verb): Make underscoring marks.
    Synonyms: score
  • (noun): A distinguishing symbol.
    Example: "The owner's mark was on all the sheep"
    Synonyms: marker, marking
  • (verb): Designate as if by a mark.
    Example: "This sign marks the border"; "He indicated where the border ended"
  • (noun): A visible indication made on a surface.
    Synonyms: print
  • (verb): Be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense.
    Synonyms: distinguish, differentiate
  • (verb): Notice or perceive.
    Example: "Mark my words"
    Synonyms: notice, note
  • (verb): Mark by some ceremony or observation.
    Synonyms: commemorate
  • (verb): Insert punctuation marks into.
    Synonyms: punctuate
  • (verb): Assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation.
    Example: "Mark homework"
    Synonyms: grade, score
  • (noun): A written or printed symbol (as for punctuation).
    Example: "His answer was just a punctuation mark"
  • (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"
  • (noun): A reference point to shoot at.
    Example: "His arrow hit the mark"
    Synonyms: target
  • (verb): Make small marks into the surface of.
    Synonyms: score, nock
  • (noun): A perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened).
    Synonyms: sign
  • (verb): Attach a tag or label to.
    Synonyms: tag, label
  • (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
  • (verb): Make or leave a mark on.
    Example: "Mark the trail so that we can find our way back"

Famous quotes containing the word mark:

    Whoever divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery against her; and if she divorces her husband and marries another, she commits adultery.
    Bible: New Testament, Mark 10:11.

    Jesus.

    Love’s mysteries in souls do grow,
    But yet the body is his book.
    And if some lover, such as we,
    Have heard this dialogue of one,
    Let him still mark us, he shall see
    Small change, when we’re to bodies gone.”
    John Donne (1572–1631)

    There mark what ills the scholar’s life assail,
    Toil, envy, want, the patron, and the gaol.
    Samuel Johnson (1709–1784)