Synonyms of mark in English:

mark


See definition of mark

noun

1‘a dirty mark on the tablecloth’

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blemish, streak, spot, fleck, dot, blot, stain, smear, trace, speck, speckle, blotch, smudge, smut, smirch, fingermark, fingerprint, impression, imprint
bruise, discoloration, scar, pit, pockmark, pock, scratch, dent, chip, notch, nick, line, score, cut, incision, gash
marking, blaze, stripe
birthmark
informal splotch, splodge
technical stigma

2‘a punctuation mark’

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symbol, sign, character
exclamation mark, question mark, quotation mark
diacritic, diacritical mark

3‘he signed his mark in the visitors' book’

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signature, autograph, cross, X, scribble, squiggle, initials, imprint

4‘books bearing the mark of a well-known bookseller’

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logo, seal, stamp, imprint, symbol, emblem, device, insignia, badge, brand, trademark, token, monogram, hallmark, logotype, watermark, label, tag, flag, motto

5‘unemployment had passed the three million mark’

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point, level, stage, degree

6‘the flag was lowered as a mark of respect’

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sign, token, symbol, indication, badge, emblem, symptom, feature, evidence, proof, clue, hint

7‘the war left its mark on him’

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impression, imprint, traces, vestiges, effect, impact, influence

8‘it is the mark of a civilized society to treat its elderly members well’

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characteristic, feature, trait, attribute, quality, hallmark, badge, stamp, property, peculiarity, indicator

9‘he got very good marks for maths and physics’

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grade, grading, rating, score, percentage
assessment, evaluation

10‘the bullet missed its mark’

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target, goal, aim, bullseye, objective, object, end, purpose, intent, intention

11‘his work hasn't been up to the mark’

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required standard, standard, norm, par, level, criterion, gauge, yardstick, rule, measure, scale

verb

1‘be careful not to mark the paintwork’

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discolour, stain, smear, smudge, streak, blotch, blot, blemish
dirty, smirch, damage, deface, disfigure, pockmark, pit, bruise, scrape, scratch, scar, dent, chip, nick, notch, score, cut, gash
informal splotch, splodge

2‘all her possessions were clearly marked’

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put one's name on, name, initial, put one's seal on, label, tag, hallmark, watermark, brand, stamp, earmark

3‘I've marked the relevant passages’

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indicate, label, flag, tab, tick, show the position of, show, identify, designate, delineate, denote

4‘the city held a festival to mark its 200th anniversary’

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celebrate, observe, recognize, acknowledge, keep, honour, solemnize, pay tribute to, salute, commemorate, remember, memorialize

5‘two great sea battles marked a new epoch in naval history’

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represent, signify, be an indication of, be a sign of, indicate, herald

6‘his style is marked by simplicity and concision’

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characterize, distinguish, identify, typify, brand, signalize, stamp

7‘an examiner may have hundreds of papers to mark’

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assess, evaluate, appraise, correct
North American grade

8‘it'll cause trouble, you mark my words!’

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take heed of, pay heed to, heed, listen to, take note of, take notice of, pay attention to, attend to, note, mind, bear in mind, give thought to, give a thought to, take into consideration, take to heart
archaic regard

Phrases

    up to the mark

    ‘the team's training is not up to the mark’


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    informal


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    below standard, unacceptable

    quick off the mark


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    informal


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    slow-witted, dozy

    make one's mark

    ‘he has made his mark in the financial world’


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    informal


    mark something out

    ‘the pitch had already been marked out’


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    wide of the mark

    1‘his answer was wide of the mark’


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    archaic


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    spot on

    2‘the observations were wide of the mark’


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    to the point

    mark something down

    1‘prices have been marked down for quick sale’


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    informal


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    increase

    2‘some shops have marked the trainers down’


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    informal


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    mark something up

    mark someone out

    1‘his honesty marked him out from the rest of them’


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    2‘she is marked out for fame’


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    mark something up

    1‘they marked up the price by 66 per cent’


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    informal


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    mark something down

    2‘editors marked up the text in pencil’


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