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Marknoun

(heading) Boundary, land within a boundary.

Writeverb

(ambitransitive) To form letters, words or symbols on a surface in order to communicate.

‘The pupil wrote his name on the paper.’; ‘Your son has been writing on the wall.’;

Marknoun

(obsolete) A boundary; a border or frontier.

Writeverb

(transitive) To be the author of (a book, article, poem, etc.).

‘My uncle writes newspaper articles for The Herald.’;

Marknoun

(obsolete) A boundary-post or fence.

Writeverb

(transitive) To send written information to.

‘(UK) Please write to me when you get there.’; ‘(US) Please write me when you get there.’;

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Marknoun

A stone or post used to indicate position and guide travellers.

Writeverb

(transitive) To show (information, etc) in written form.

‘The due day of the homework is written in the syllabus.’;

Marknoun

(archaic) A type of small region or principality.

Writeverb

(intransitive) To be an author.

‘I write for a living.’;

Marknoun

(historical) A common, or area of common land, especially among early Germanic peoples.

Writeverb

}} To record data mechanically or electronically.

‘The computer writes to the disk faster than it reads from it.’;

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Marknoun

(heading) Characteristic, sign, visible impression.

Writeverb

To fill in, to complete using words.

‘I was very anxious to know my score after I wrote the test.’;

Marknoun

An omen; a symptomatic indicator of something.

Writeverb

To impress durably; to imprint; to engrave.

‘truth written on the heart’;

Marknoun

A characteristic feature.

‘A good sense of manners is the mark of a true gentleman.’;

Writeverb

To make known by writing; to record; to prove by one's own written testimony; often used reflexively.

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Marknoun

A visible impression or sign; a blemish, scratch, or stain, whether accidental or intentional.

Writeverb

To set down, as legible characters; to form the conveyance of meaning; to inscribe on any material by a suitable instrument; as, to write the characters called letters; to write figures.

Marknoun

A sign or brand on a person.

Writeverb

To set down for reading; to express in legible or intelligible characters; to inscribe; as, to write a deed; to write a bill of divorcement; hence, specifically, to set down in an epistle; to communicate by letter.

‘Last night she enjoined me to write some lines to one she loves.’; ‘I chose to write the thing I durst not speakTo her I loved.’;

Marknoun

A written character or sign.

‘The font wasn't able to render all the diacritical marks properly.’;

Writeverb

Hence, to compose or produce, as an author.

‘I purpose to write the history of England from the accession of King James the Second down to a time within the memory of men still living.’;

Marknoun

A stamp or other indication of provenance, quality etc.

‘With eggs, you need to check for the quality mark before you buy.’;

Writeverb

To impress durably; to imprint; to engrave; as, truth written on the heart.

Marknoun

(obsolete) Resemblance, likeness, image.

Writeverb

To make known by writing; to record; to prove by one's own written testimony; - often used reflexively.

‘He who writes himself by his own inscription is like an ill painter, who, by writing on a shapeless picture which he hath drawn, is fain to tell passengers what shape it is, which else no man could imagine.’;

Marknoun

A particular design or make of an item now usually with following numeral.

‘I am proud to present my patented travelator, mark two.’;

Writeverb

To form characters, letters, or figures, as representative of sounds or ideas; to express words and sentences by written signs.

‘So it stead you, I will write,Please you command.’;

Marknoun

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

‘What mark did you get in your history test?’;

Writeverb

To be regularly employed or occupied in writing, copying, or accounting; to act as clerk or amanuensis; as, he writes in one of the public offices.

Marknoun

(heading) Indicator of position, objective etc.

Writeverb

To frame or combine ideas, and express them in written words; to play the author; to recite or relate in books; to compose.

‘They can write up to the dignity and character of the authors.’;

Marknoun

A target for shooting at with a projectile.

Writeverb

To compose or send letters.

‘He wrote for all the Jews that went out of his realm up into Jewry concerning their freedom.’;

Marknoun

An indication or sign used for reference or measurement.

‘I filled the bottle up to the 500ml mark.’;

Writeverb

produce a literary work;

‘She composed a poem’; ‘He wrote four novels’;

Marknoun

The target or intended victim of a swindle, fixed game or con game.

Writeverb

communicate or express by writing;

‘Please write to me every week’;

Marknoun

(obsolete) The female genitals.

Writeverb

have (one's written work) issued for publication;

‘How many books did Georges Simenon write?’; ‘She published 25 books during her long career’;

Marknoun

(Australian rules football) 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.

Writeverb

communicate (with) in writing;

‘Write her soon, please!’;

Marknoun

(sports) The line indicating an athlete's starting-point.

Writeverb

communicate by letter;

‘He wrote that he would be coming soon’;

Marknoun

A score for a sporting achievement.

Writeverb

write music;

‘Beethoven composed nine symphonies’;

Marknoun

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

Writeverb

mark or trace on a surface;

‘The artist wrote Chinese characters on a big piece of white paper’;

Marknoun

(cooking) A specified level on a scale denoting gas-powered oven temperatures.

‘Now put the pastry in at 450 degrees, or mark 8.’;

Writeverb

record data on a computer;

‘boot-up instructions are written on the hard disk’;

Marknoun

Limit or standard of action or fact.

‘to be within the mark;’; ‘to come up to the mark’;

Writeverb

write or name the letters that comprise the conventionally accepted form of (a word or part of a word);

‘He spelled the word wrong in this letter’;

Marknoun

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

Writeverb

mark (letters, words, or other symbols) on a surface, typically paper, with a pen, pencil, or similar implement

‘Alice wrote down the address’; ‘he wrote his name on the paper’; ‘he wrote very neatly in blue ink’;

Marknoun

(archaic) Preeminence; high position.

‘patricians of mark;’; ‘a fellow of no mark’;

Writeverb

have the ability to mark coherent letters or words

‘he couldn't read or write’;

Marknoun

(logic) A characteristic or essential attribute; a differential.

Writeverb

fill in or complete (a sheet, cheque, or similar)

‘he had to write a cheque for £800’;

Marknoun

(nautical) 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".)

Writeverb

take (an exam or test)

‘I wrote Prof. Weldon's Middle English exam last week’;

Marknoun

(heading) Attention.

Writeverb

write in a cursive hand, as opposed to printing individual letters.

Marknoun

(archaic) Attention, notice.

‘His last comment is particularly worthy of mark.’;

Writeverb

compose, write, and send (a letter) to someone

‘I wrote him a short letter’; ‘Eleanor wrote to her sister Laura in Paris’; ‘I wrote a letter to Alison’; ‘he wrote almost every day’;

Marknoun

Importance, noteworthiness. Generally in postmodifier “of mark”.

Writeverb

write and send a letter to

‘Mother wrote me and told me about poor Simon's death’;

Marknoun

(obsolete) Regard; respect.

Writeverb

write to an organization, newspaper, etc. with a question, suggestion, or opinion

‘write in with your query’;

Marknoun

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

Writeverb

compose (a text or work) for written or printed reproduction or publication; put into literary form and set down in writing

‘she wrote a bestselling novel’; ‘he wrote under a pseudonym’; ‘I didn't know you wrote poetry’; ‘he had written about the beauty of Andalusia’;

Marknoun

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

Writeverb

compose (a musical work)

‘he has written a song specifically for her’;

Marknoun

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

Writeverb

add or remove a character to or from (a long-running story or series).

Marknoun

A coin worth one mark.

Writeverb

describe in writing

‘if I could write the beauty of your eyes’;

Markverb

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’;

Writeverb

enter (data) into a specified storage medium or location in store

‘files can be read and written directly into the file system’;

Markverb

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.’;

Writeverb

underwrite (an insurance policy).

Markverb

To take note of.

‘Mark my words: that boy's up to no good.’;

Markverb

To blemish, scratch, or stain.

‘See where this pencil has marked the paper.’; ‘The floor was marked with wine and blood.’;

Markverb

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.’;

Markverb

To keep account of; to enumerate and register.

‘to mark the points in a game of billiards or a card game’;

Markverb

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

Markverb

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

Markverb

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

Markverb

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

Marknoun

A license of reprisals. See Marque.

Marknoun

An old weight and coin. See Marc.

Marknoun

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.

Marknoun

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.

‘The Lord set a mark upon Cain, lest any finding him should kill him.’;

Marknoun

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

‘The mark of the artisan is found upon the most ancient fabrics that have come to light.’;

Marknoun

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

Marknoun

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.

‘I have some marks of yours upon my pate.’;

Marknoun

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

‘The confusion of tongues was a mark of separation.’;

Marknoun

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

‘France was a fairer mark to shoot at than Ireland.’; ‘Whate'er the motive, pleasure is the mark.’;

Marknoun

Attention, regard, or respect.

‘As much in mock as mark.’;

Marknoun

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

Marknoun

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

‘In the official marks invested, youAnon do meet the Senate.’;

Marknoun

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

Marknoun

A characteristic or essential attribute; a differential.

Marknoun

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

Marknoun

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

Marknoun

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."

Markverb

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.

Markverb

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.

Markverb

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.

Markverb

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

Markverb

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

Markverb

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

‘Mark, I pray you, and see how this man seeketh mischief.’;

Marknoun

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?’;

Marknoun

a distinguishing symbol;

‘the owner's mark was on all the sheep’;

Marknoun

a reference point to shoot at;

‘his arrow hit the mark’;

Marknoun

a visible indication made on a surface;

‘some previous reader had covered the pages with dozens of marks’; ‘paw prints were everywhere’;

Marknoun

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’;

Marknoun

a symbol of disgrace or infamy;

‘And the Lord set a mark upon Cain’;

Marknoun

formerly the basic unit of money in Germany

Marknoun

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

Marknoun

a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of

Marknoun

a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation);

‘his answer was just a punctuation mark’;

Marknoun

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’;

Marknoun

the shortest of the four Gospels in the New Testament

Marknoun

an indication of damage

Marknoun

marking consisting of crossing lines

Marknoun

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’;

Markverb

attach a tag or label to;

‘label these bottles’;

Markverb

designate as if by a mark;

‘This sign marks the border’; ‘He indicated where the border ended’;

Markverb

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

‘His modesty distinguishes him form his peers’;

Markverb

mark by some ceremony or observation;

‘We marked the anniversary of his death’;

Markverb

make or leave a mark on;

‘mark the trail so that we can find our way back’;

Markverb

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’;

Markverb

notice or perceive;

‘She noted that someone was following her’; ‘mark my words’;

Markverb

mark with a scar;

‘The skin disease scarred his face permanently’;

Markverb

make small marks into the surface of;

‘score the clay before firing it’;

Markverb

establish as the highest level or best performance;

‘set a record’;

Markverb

make underscoring marks

Markverb

remove from a list;

‘Cross the name of the dead person off the list’;

Markverb

put a check mark on or next to;

‘Please check each name on the list’; ‘tick off the items’;

Markverb

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

‘grade tests’; ‘score the SAT essays’; ‘mark homework’;

Markverb

insert punctuation marks into

Marknoun

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’;

Marknoun

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’;

Marknoun

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

‘the first syllable has a stress mark’;

Marknoun

a sign or indication of a quality or feeling

‘the flag was at half mast as a mark of respect’;

Marknoun

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’;

Marknoun

a competitor's starting point in a race.

Marknoun

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

Marknoun

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

Marknoun

a level or stage that is considered significant

‘unemployment had passed the two million mark’;

Marknoun

a particular temperature level in a gas oven

‘preheat the oven to Gas Mark 5’;

Marknoun

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’;

Marknoun

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’;

Marknoun

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’;

Marknoun

(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’;

Marknoun

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

‘a Mark 10 Jaguar’;

Marknoun

a target

‘few bullets could have missed their mark’;

Marknoun

a person who is easily deceived or taken advantage of

‘they figure I'm an easy mark’;

Marknoun

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.

Marknoun

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.

Marknoun

(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’;

Marknoun

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’;

Marknoun

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

Marknoun

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

Markverb

make a visible impression or stain on

‘he fingered the photograph gently, careful not to mark it’;

Markverb

become stained

‘they're made from a woven surface which doesn't mark or tear’;

Markverb

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

‘she marked all her possessions with her name’;

Markverb

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

‘she marked the date down on a card’;

Markverb

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’;

Markverb

indicate the position of

‘the top of the pass marks the border between Alaska and the Yukon’;

Markverb

separate or delineate (a particular section or area)

‘you need to mark out the part of the garden where the sun lingers longest’;

Markverb

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

‘his sword marked him out as an officer’;

Markverb

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

‘the solicitor general marked him out for government office’;

Markverb

judge someone to be (a particular type of person)

‘she had marked him down as a dangerous liberal’;

Markverb

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

‘to mark its fiftieth birthday the charity held a fashion show’;

Markverb

be an indication of (a significant event or stage)

‘a series of incidents which marked a new phase in the terrorist campaign’;

Markverb

characterize as having a particular quality or feature

‘the reaction to these developments has been marked by a note of hysteria’;

Markverb

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

‘his watch marked five past eight’;

Markverb

(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’;

Markverb

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

‘teachers must mark down GCSE work containing poor grammar’;

Markverb

notice or pay careful attention to

‘he'll leave you, you mark my words!’;

Markverb

(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’;

Markverb

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

‘I did well at marking the ball’;

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