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Meaning of mark

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a
           student's performance); "she made good marks in algebra";
           "grade A milk"; "what was your score on your homework?"
           [syn: {mark}, {grade}, {score}]
      2: a distinguishing symbol; "the owner's mark was on all the
         sheep" [syn: {marker}, {marking}, {mark}]
      3: a reference point to shoot at; "his arrow hit the mark" [syn:
         {target}, {mark}]
      4: a visible indication made on a surface; "some previous reader
         had covered the pages with dozens of marks"; "paw prints were
         everywhere" [syn: {mark}, {print}]
      5: 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"
      6: a symbol of disgrace or infamy; "And the Lord set a mark upon
         Cain"--Genesis [syn: {mark}, {stigma}, {brand}, {stain}]
      7: formerly the basic unit of money in Germany [syn: {mark},
         {German mark}, {Deutsche Mark}, {Deutschmark}]
      8: Apostle and companion of Saint Peter; assumed to be the
         author of the second Gospel [syn: {Mark}, {Saint Mark}, {St.
      9: a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of [syn:
         {chump}, {fool}, {gull}, {mark}, {patsy}, {fall guy},
         {sucker}, {soft touch}, {mug}]
      10: a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation); "his
          answer was just a punctuation mark"
      11: a perceptible indication of something not immediately
          apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened);
          "he showed signs of strain"; "they welcomed the signs of
          spring" [syn: {sign}, {mark}]
      12: the shortest of the four Gospels in the New Testament [syn:
          {Mark}, {Gospel According to Mark}]
      13: an indication of damage [syn: {scratch}, {scrape}, {scar},
      14: a marking that consists of lines that cross each other [syn:
          {crisscross}, {cross}, {mark}]
      15: something that exactly succeeds in achieving its goal; "the
          new advertising campaign was a bell ringer"; "scored a
          bull's eye"; "hit the mark"; "the president's speech was a
          home run" [syn: {bell ringer}, {bull's eye}, {mark}, {home
      v 1: attach a tag or label to; "label these bottles" [syn:
           {tag}, {label}, {mark}]
      2: designate as if by a mark; "This sign marks the border"
      3: be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a
         very positive sense; "His modesty distinguishes him from his
         peers" [syn: {distinguish}, {mark}, {differentiate}]
      4: mark by some ceremony or observation; "The citizens mark the
         anniversary of the revolution with a march and a parade"
         [syn: {commemorate}, {mark}]
      5: make or leave a mark on; "the scouts marked the trail"; "ash
         marked the believers' foreheads"
      6: to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as
         disgraceful; "He denounced the government action"; "She was
         stigmatized by society because she had a child out of
         wedlock" [syn: {stigmatize}, {stigmatise}, {brand},
         {denounce}, {mark}]
      7: notice or perceive; "She noted that someone was following
         her"; "mark my words" [syn: {notice}, {mark}, {note}] [ant:
      8: mark with a scar; "The skin disease scarred his face
         permanently" [syn: {scar}, {mark}, {pock}, {pit}]
      9: make small marks into the surface of; "score the clay before
         firing it" [syn: {score}, {nock}, {mark}]
      10: establish as the highest level or best performance; "set a
          record" [syn: {set}, {mark}]
      11: make underscoring marks [syn: {score}, {mark}]
      12: remove from a list; "Cross the name of the dead person off
          the list" [syn: {cross off}, {cross out}, {strike out},
          {strike off}, {mark}]
      13: put a check mark on or near or next to; "Please check each
          name on the list"; "tick off the items"; "mark off the
          units" [syn: {check}, {check off}, {mark}, {mark off}, {tick
          off}, {tick}]
      14: assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation;
          "grade tests"; "score the SAT essays"; "mark homework" [syn:
          {grade}, {score}, {mark}]
      15: insert punctuation marks into [syn: {punctuate}, {mark}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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