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Grade vs. Mark

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  • Grade (noun)

    A rating.

    "I gave him a good grade for effort."

  • Grade (noun)

    The performance of an individual or group on an examination or test, expressed by a number, letter, or other symbol; a score.

    "He got a good grade on the test."

    "This fine-grade coin from 1837 is worth a good amount."

  • Grade (noun)

    A degree or level of something; a position within a scale; a degree of quality.

  • Grade (noun)

    A slope (up or down) of a roadway or other passage

    "The grade of this hill is more than 5 percent."

  • Grade (noun)

    A level of primary and secondary education.

    "Clancy is entering the fifth grade this year."

    "Clancy starts grade five this year."

  • Grade (noun)

    A student of a particular grade (used with the grade level).

    "The grade fives are on a field trip."

  • Grade (noun)

    An area that has been flattened by a grader (construction machine).

  • Grade (noun)

    The level of the ground.

    "This material absorbs moisture and is probably not a good choice for use below grade."

  • Grade (noun)

    A gradian.

  • Grade (noun)

    In a linear system of divisors on an n-dimensional variety, the number of free intersection points of n generic divisors.

  • Grade (noun)

    A harsh scraping or cutting; a grating.

  • Grade (noun)

    A taxon united by a level of morphological or physiological complexity that is not a clade.

  • Grade (noun)

    The degree of malignity of a tumor expressed on a scale.

  • Grade (verb)

    To assign scores to the components of an academic test.

  • Grade (verb)

    To assign a score to overall academic performance.

  • Grade (verb)

    To organize in grades.

  • Grade (verb)

    To flatten, level, or smooth a large surface.

  • Grade (verb)

    To remove or trim part of a seam allowance from a finished seam so as to reduce bulk and make the finished piece more even when turned right side out.

  • Grade (verb)

    To pass imperceptibly from one grade into another.

  • Mark (noun)

    Boundary, land within a boundary.

  • Mark (noun)

    A boundary; a border or frontier. 9th-19th c.

  • Mark (noun)

    A boundary-post or fence. 13th-18th c.

  • Mark (noun)

    A stone or post used to indicate position and guide travellers. from 14th c.

  • Mark (noun)

    A type of small region or principality. from 18th c.

  • Mark (noun)

    Characteristic, sign, visible impression.

  • Mark (noun)

    A common, or area of common land, especially among early Germanic peoples. from 19th c.

  • Mark (noun)

    An omen; a symptomatic indicator of something. from 8th c.

  • Mark (noun)

    A characteristic feature. from 16th c.

    "A good sense of manners is the mark of a true gentleman."

  • Mark (noun)

    A visible impression or sign; a blemish, scratch, or stain, whether accidental or intentional. from 9th c.

  • Mark (noun)

    A sign or brand on a person. from 10th c.

  • Mark (noun)

    A written character or sign. from 10th c.

    "The font wasn't able to render all the diacritical marks properly."

  • Mark (noun)

    A stamp or other indication of provenance, quality etc. from 11th c.

    "With eggs, you need to check for the quality mark before you buy."

  • Mark (noun)

    Resemblance, likeness, image. 14th-16th c.

  • Mark (noun)

    A particular design or make of an item now usually with following numeral. from 15th c.

    "I am proud to present my patented travelator, mark two."

  • Mark (noun)

    Indicator of position, objective etc.

  • Mark (noun)

    A score for finding the correct answer, or other academic achievement; the sum of such point gained as out of a possible total. from 19th c.

    "What mark did you get in your history test?"

  • Mark (noun)

    A target for shooting at with a projectile. from 13th c.

  • Mark (noun)

    An indication or sign used for reference or measurement. from 14th c.

    "I filled the bottle up to the 500ml mark."

  • Mark (noun)

    The target or intended victim of a swindle, fixed game or con game. from 18th c.

  • Mark (noun)

    The female genitals. 16th-18th c.

  • Mark (noun)

    A catch of the ball directly from a kick of 10 metres or more without having been touched in transit, resulting in a free kick. from 19th c.

  • Mark (noun)

    The line indicating an athlete's starting-point. from 19th c.

  • Mark (noun)

    A score for a sporting achievement. from 20th c.

  • Mark (noun)

    An official note that is added to a record kept about someone's behavior or performance.

  • Mark (noun)

    A specified level on a scale denoting gas-powered oven temperatures. from 20th c.

    "Now put the pastry in at 450 degrees, or mark 8."

  • Mark (noun)

    Limit or standard of action or fact.

    "to be within the mark;"

    "to come up to the mark"

  • Mark (noun)

    Badge or sign of honour, rank, or official station.

  • Mark (noun)

    Preeminence; high position.

    "patricians of mark;"

    "a fellow of no mark"

  • Mark (noun)

    A characteristic or essential attribute; a differential.

  • Mark (noun)

    Attention.

  • Mark (noun)

    One of the bits of leather or coloured bunting placed upon a sounding line at intervals of from two to five fathoms. (The unmarked fathoms are called "deeps".)

  • Mark (noun)

    Attention, notice. from 15th c.

    "His last comment is particularly worthy of mark."

  • Mark (noun)

    Importance, noteworthiness. Generally in postmodifier “of mark”. from 16th c.

  • Mark (noun)

    A measure of weight (especially for gold and silver), once used throughout Europe, equivalent to 8 oz.

  • Mark (noun)

    An English and Scottish unit of currency (originally valued at one mark weight of silver), equivalent to 13 shillings and fourpence.

  • Mark (noun)

    Any of various European monetary units, especially the base unit of currency of Germany between 1948 and 2002, equal to 100 pfennigs.

  • Mark (noun)

    A coin worth one mark.

  • Mark (verb)

    To put a mark upon; to make recognizable by a mark.

    "to mark a box or bale of merchandise"

    "to mark clothing with one's name"

  • Mark (verb)

    To indicate in some way for later reference.

    "She folded over the corner of the page to mark where she left off reading."

    "This monument marks the spot where Wolfe died."

    "His courage and energy marked him as a leader."

  • Mark (verb)

    To take note of.

    "Mark my words: that boy's up to no good."

  • Mark (verb)

    To blemish, scratch, or stain.

    "See where this pencil has marked the paper."

    "The floor was marked with wine and blood."

  • Mark (verb)

    To indicate the correctness of and give a score to an essay, exam answers, etc.

    "The teacher had to spend her weekend marking all the tests."

  • Mark (verb)

    To keep account of; to enumerate and register.

    "to mark the points in a game of billiards or a card game"

  • Mark (verb)

    To catch the ball directly from a kick of 15 metres or more without having been touched in transit, resulting in a free kick.

  • Mark (verb)

    To follow a player not in possession of the ball when defending, to prevent them receiving a pass easily.

  • Mark (verb)

    To put a marker in the place of one's ball.

  • Mark (verb)

    To sing softly, and perhaps an octave lower than usual, in order to protect one's voice during a rehearsal.

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  • Grade (noun)

    a particular level of rank, quality, proficiency, or value

    "high-grade steel"

    "sea salt is usually available in coarse or fine grades"

  • Grade (noun)

    a level in a salary or employment structure

    "clerical and secretarial grades"

  • Grade (noun)

    a level of importance allocated to a listed building

    "a Grade I listed building"

  • Grade (noun)

    (in historical linguistics) a relative position in a series of forms involving ablaut.

  • Grade (noun)

    a group of animals at a similar evolutionary level.

  • Grade (noun)

    a mark indicating the quality of a student's work

    "I got good grades last semester"

  • Grade (noun)

    (with specifying ordinal number) those pupils in a school or school system who are grouped by age or ability for teaching at a particular level for a year

    "she teaches first grade"

  • Grade (noun)

    an examination, especially in music

    "I took grade five and got a distinction"

  • Grade (noun)

    a gradient or slope

    "just over the crest of a long seven per cent grade"

  • Grade (noun)

    a variety of cattle produced by crossing with a superior breed

    "grade stock"

  • Grade (verb)

    arrange in or allocate to grades; classify or sort

    "the timber is graded according to its thickness"

  • Grade (verb)

    give a mark to (a student or a piece of work).

  • Grade (verb)

    pass gradually from one level, especially a shade of colour, into another

    "the sky graded from blue at the top of the shot to white on the horizon"

  • Grade (verb)

    reduce (a road) to an easy gradient.

  • Grade (verb)

    cross (livestock) with a superior breed.

  • Mark (noun)

    a small area on a surface having a different colour from its surroundings, typically one caused by damage or dirt

    "the blow left a red mark down one side of her face"

  • Mark (noun)

    a spot, area, or feature on a person's or animal's body by which they may be identified or recognized

    "he was five feet nine, with no distinguishing marks"

  • Mark (noun)

    a line, figure, or symbol made as an indication or record of something

    "the first syllable has a stress mark"

  • Mark (noun)

    a sign or indication of a quality or feeling

    "the flag was at half mast as a mark of respect"

  • Mark (noun)

    a written symbol made on a document in place of a signature by someone who cannot write

    "he signed his mark in the visitor's book"

  • Mark (noun)

    a competitor's starting point in a race.

  • Mark (noun)

    a piece of material or a knot used to indicate a depth on a sounding line.

  • Mark (noun)

    one of two possible states of a signal in certain systems.

  • Mark (noun)

    a level or stage that is considered significant

    "unemployment had passed the two million mark"

  • Mark (noun)

    a particular temperature level in a gas oven

    "preheat the oven to Gas Mark 5"

  • Mark (noun)

    a point awarded for a correct answer or for proficiency in an examination or competition

    "many candidates lose marks because they don't read the questions carefully"

    "full marks to them for highlighting the threat to the rainforest"

  • Mark (noun)

    a figure or letter representing the total number of marks awarded in an examination or competition and signifying a person's score

    "the highest mark was 98 per cent"

  • Mark (noun)

    an official assessment of a horse's form, expressed as a figure between 0 and 140 and used as the basis for calculating the weight the horse has to carry in a race

    "horses tend to run off a higher mark over fences than they would over hurdles"

  • Mark (noun)

    (especially in athletics) a time or distance achieved by a competitor, especially one which represents a record or personal best

    "he blasted away from the field during the second lap to knock a second off the existing mark"

  • Mark (noun)

    (followed by a numeral) a particular model or type of a vehicle or machine

    "a Mark 10 Jaguar"

  • Mark (noun)

    a target

    "few bullets could have missed their mark"

  • Mark (noun)

    a person who is easily deceived or taken advantage of

    "they figure I'm an easy mark"

  • Mark (noun)

    the act of cleanly catching the ball direct from a kick, knock-on, or forward throw by an opponent, on or behind one's own 22-metre line, and exclaiming ‘Mark’, after which a free kick can be taken by the catcher.

  • Mark (noun)

    an act of catching a ball that has been kicked at least fifteen metres before it reaches the ground, or the spot from which the subsequent kick is taken.

  • Mark (noun)

    (until the introduction of the euro in 2002) the basic monetary unit of Germany, equal to 100 pfennig; a Deutschmark

    "Germany spent billions of marks to save the French franc from speculators"

  • Mark (noun)

    a former English and Scottish money of account, equal to thirteen shillings and four pence in the currency of the day

    "Sir William left 500 marks for repairing the road to Cambridge"

  • Mark (noun)

    a denomination of weight for gold and silver, formerly used throughout western Europe and typically equal to 8 ounces (226.8 grams).

  • Mark (noun)

    the basic monetary unit of Bosnia and Herzegovina, equal to 100 fening.

  • Mark (verb)

    make a visible impression or stain on

    "he fingered the photograph gently, careful not to mark it"

  • Mark (verb)

    become stained

    "they're made from a woven surface which doesn't mark or tear"

  • Mark (verb)

    write a word or symbol on (an object) in order to give information

    "she marked all her possessions with her name"

  • Mark (verb)

    write or draw (a word, symbol, line, etc.) on an object

    "she marked the date down on a card"

  • Mark (verb)

    put a line by or through something written or printed to indicate that it has passed or been dealt with

    "he marked off their names in a ledger"

  • Mark (verb)

    indicate the position of

    "the top of the pass marks the border between Alaska and the Yukon"

  • Mark (verb)

    separate or delineate (a particular section or area)

    "you need to mark out the part of the garden where the sun lingers longest"

  • Mark (verb)

    (of a particular quality or feature) distinguish (someone or something) from other people or things

    "his sword marked him out as an officer"

  • Mark (verb)

    select or destine someone for (a particular role or fate)

    "the solicitor general marked him out for government office"

  • Mark (verb)

    judge someone to be (a particular type of person)

    "she had marked him down as a dangerous liberal"

  • Mark (verb)

    acknowledge or celebrate (an important event) with a particular action

    "to mark its fiftieth birthday the charity held a fashion show"

  • Mark (verb)

    be an indication of (a significant event or stage)

    "a series of incidents which marked a new phase in the terrorist campaign"

  • Mark (verb)

    characterize as having a particular quality or feature

    "the reaction to these developments has been marked by a note of hysteria"

  • Mark (verb)

    (of a clock or watch) show (a certain time)

    "his watch marked five past eight"

  • Mark (verb)

    (of a teacher or examiner) assess the standard of (written work) by assigning points for proficiency or correct answers

    "the examiner may have hundreds of scripts to mark"

  • Mark (verb)

    reduce the number of marks awarded to a person or their work

    "teachers must mark down GCSE work containing poor grammar"

  • Mark (verb)

    notice or pay careful attention to

    "he'll leave you, you mark my words!"

  • Mark (verb)

    (of a player in a team game) stay close to (an opponent) in order to prevent them getting or passing the ball

    "each central defender marks one attacker"

  • Mark (verb)

    catch (the ball) from a kick of at least ten metres

    "I did well at marking the ball"

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  • Grade (noun)

    A step or degree in any series, rank, quality, order; relative position or standing; as, grades of military rank; crimes of every grade; grades of flour.

  • Grade (noun)

    The rate of ascent or descent; gradient; deviation from a level surface to an inclined plane; - usually stated as so many feet per mile, or as one foot rise or fall in so many of horizontal distance; as, a heavy grade; a grade of twenty feet per mile, or of 1 in 264.

  • Grade (noun)

    The result of crossing a native stock with some better breed. If the crossbreed have more than three fourths of the better blood, it is called high grade.

  • Grade

    To arrange in order, steps, or degrees, according to size, quality, rank, etc.

  • Grade

    To reduce to a level, or to an evenly progressive ascent, as the line of a canal or road.

  • Grade

    To cross with some better breed; to improve the blood of.

  • Mark (noun)

    A license of reprisals. See Marque.

  • Mark (noun)

    An old weight and coin. See Marc.

  • Mark (noun)

    The unit of monetary account of the German Empire, equal to 23.8 cents of United States money (1913); the equivalent of one hundred pfennigs. Also, a silver coin of this value. The unit was retained by subsequent German states up to the time of the Federal Republic of Germany. In 1995, the value was approximately 65 cents American. In 1999 it began to be superseded by the Euro as a unit of currency in Germany and throughout much of the European union.

  • Mark (noun)

    A visible sign or impression made or left upon anything; esp., a line, point, stamp, figure, or the like, drawn or impressed, so as to attract the attention and convey some information or intimation; a token; a trace.

  • Mark (noun)

    A character or device put on an article of merchandise by the maker to show by whom it was made; a trade-mark.

  • Mark (noun)

    A fixed object serving for guidance, as of a ship, a traveler, a surveyor, etc.; as, a seamark, a landmark.

  • Mark (noun)

    A trace, dot, line, imprint, or discoloration, although not regarded as a token or sign; a scratch, scar, stain, etc.; as, this pencil makes a fine mark.

  • Mark (noun)

    An evidence of presence, agency, or influence; a significative token; a symptom; a trace; specifically, a permanent impression of one's activity or character.

  • Mark (noun)

    That toward which a missile is directed; a thing aimed at; what one seeks to hit or reach.

  • Mark (noun)

    Attention, regard, or respect.

  • Mark (noun)

    Limit or standard of action or fact; as, to be within the mark; to come up to the mark.

  • Mark (noun)

    Badge or sign of honor, rank, or official station.

  • Mark (noun)

    Preëminence; high position; as, patricians of mark; a fellow of no mark.

  • Mark (noun)

    A characteristic or essential attribute; a differential.

  • Mark (noun)

    A number or other character used in registering; as, examination marks; a mark for tardiness.

  • Mark (noun)

    Image; likeness; hence, those formed in one's image; children; descendants.

  • Mark (noun)

    One of the bits of leather or colored bunting which are placed upon a sounding line at intervals of from two to five fathoms. The unmarked fathoms are called "deeps."

  • Mark

    To put a mark upon; to affix a significant mark to; to make recognizable by a mark; as, to mark a box or bale of merchandise; to mark clothing.

  • Mark

    To be a mark upon; to designate; to indicate; - used literally and figuratively; as, this monument marks the spot where Wolfe died; his courage and energy marked him for a leader.

  • Mark

    To leave a trace, scratch, scar, or other mark, upon, or any evidence of action; as, a pencil marks paper; his hobnails marked the floor.

  • Mark

    To keep account of; to enumerate and register; as, to mark the points in a game of billiards or cards.

  • Mark

    To notice or observe; to give attention to; to take note of; to remark; to heed; to regard; as, mark my words.

  • Mark (verb)

    To take particular notice; to observe critically; to note; to remark.

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  • Grade (noun)

    a body of students who are taught together;

    "early morning classes are always sleepy"

  • Grade (noun)

    a relative position or degree of value in a graded group;

    "lumber of the highest grade"

  • Grade (noun)

    the gradient of a slope or road or other surface;

    "the road had a steep grade"

  • Grade (noun)

    one-hundredth of a right angle

  • Grade (noun)

    a degree of ablaut

  • Grade (noun)

    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?"

  • Grade (noun)

    the height of the ground on which something stands;

    "the base of the tower was below grade"

  • Grade (noun)

    a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality;

    "a moderate degree of intelligence"

    "a high level of care is required"

    "it is all a matter of degree"

  • Grade (noun)

    a variety of cattle produced by crossbreeding with a superior breed

  • Grade (verb)

    assign a rank or rating to;

    "how would you rank these students?"

    "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"

  • Grade (verb)

    level to the right gradient

  • Grade (verb)

    assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation;

    "grade tests"

    "score the SAT essays"

    "mark homework"

  • Grade (verb)

    determine the grade of or assign a grade to

  • Mark (noun)

    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?"

  • Mark (noun)

    a distinguishing symbol;

    "the owner's mark was on all the sheep"

  • Mark (noun)

    a reference point to shoot at;

    "his arrow hit the mark"

  • Mark (noun)

    a visible indication made on a surface;

    "some previous reader had covered the pages with dozens of marks"

    "paw prints were everywhere"

  • Mark (noun)

    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"

  • Mark (noun)

    a symbol of disgrace or infamy;

    "And the Lord set a mark upon Cain"

  • Mark (noun)

    formerly the basic unit of money in Germany

  • Mark (noun)

    Apostle and companion of Saint Peter; assumed to be the author of the second Gospel

  • Mark (noun)

    a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of

  • Mark (noun)

    a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation);

    "his answer was just a punctuation mark"

  • Mark (noun)

    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"

  • Mark (noun)

    the shortest of the four Gospels in the New Testament

  • Mark (noun)

    an indication of damage

  • Mark (noun)

    marking consisting of crossing lines

  • Mark (noun)

    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"

  • Mark (verb)

    attach a tag or label to;

    "label these bottles"

  • Mark (verb)

    designate as if by a mark;

    "This sign marks the border"

    "He indicated where the border ended"

  • Mark (verb)

    be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense;

    "His modesty distinguishes him form his peers"

  • Mark (verb)

    mark by some ceremony or observation;

    "We marked the anniversary of his death"

  • Mark (verb)

    make or leave a mark on;

    "mark the trail so that we can find our way back"

  • Mark (verb)

    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"

  • Mark (verb)

    notice or perceive;

    "She noted that someone was following her"

    "mark my words"

  • Mark (verb)

    mark with a scar;

    "The skin disease scarred his face permanently"

  • Mark (verb)

    make small marks into the surface of;

    "score the clay before firing it"

  • Mark (verb)

    establish as the highest level or best performance;

    "set a record"

  • Mark (verb)

    make underscoring marks

  • Mark (verb)

    remove from a list;

    "Cross the name of the dead person off the list"

  • Mark (verb)

    put a check mark on or next to;

    "Please check each name on the list"

    "tick off the items"

  • Mark (verb)

    assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation;

    "grade tests"

    "score the SAT essays"

    "mark homework"

  • Mark (verb)

    insert punctuation marks into

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