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:

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 ...
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 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 ...
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 (al ... The glyph is a superimposition of these two marks ...
Queensland Reds Season 2008 - Regular Season - Week 3
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 ...
V And W Class Destroyer - Conversions For The Second World War - WAIR
... was also given a WAIR conversion, but this larger ship also received a quadruple QF 2 pdr Mark VII mounting ... 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 ...

More definitions of "mark":

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

Famous quotes containing the word mark:

    ...whoever wishes to become great among you must be your servant...
    Bible: New Testament, Mark 10:43.

    Jesus.

    Why do you call me good? No one is good but God alone.
    Bible: New Testament, Mark 10:18.

    Jesus.

    Now mark me how I will undo myself.
    I give this heavy weight from off my head,
    And this unwieldy sceptre from my hand,
    The pride of kingly sway from out my heart.
    With mine own tears I wash away my balm,
    With mine own hands I give away my crown.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)