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?
Synonym: grade, score
noun.
a distinguishing symbol
the owner's mark was on all the sheep
Synonym: marker, marking
noun.
a reference point to shoot at
his arrow hit the mark
Synonym: target
noun.
a visible indication made on a surface
some previous reader had covered the pages with dozens of marks|paw prints were everywhere
Synonym: print
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
noun.
a symbol of disgrace or infamy
And the Lord set a mark upon Cain
Synonym: brand, stain, stigma
noun.
formerly the basic unit of money in Germany
noun.
Apostle and companion of Saint Peter; assumed to be the author of the second Gospel
noun.
a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
noun.
a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation)
his answer was just a punctuation 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
Synonym: sign
noun.
the shortest of the four Gospels in the New Testament
noun.
an indication of damage
Synonym: scratch, scrape, scar
noun.
a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
Synonym: crisscross, cross
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
verb.
attach a tag or label to
label these bottles
Synonym: label, tag
verb.
designate as if by a mark
This sign marks the border
verb.
be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense
His modesty distinguishes him from his peers
verb.
celebrate by some ceremony or observation
The citizens mark the anniversary of the revolution with a march and a parade
Synonym: commemorate
verb.
make or leave a mark on
the scouts marked the trail|ash marked the believers' foreheads
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
verb.
notice or perceive
She noted that someone was following her|mark my words
Synonym: note, notice
verb.
mark with a scar
The skin disease scarred his face permanently
Synonym: scar, pock, pit
verb.
make small marks into the surface of
score the clay before firing it
Synonym: nock, score
verb.
establish as the highest level or best performance
set a record
Synonym: set
verb.
make underscoring marks
Synonym: score
verb.
remove from a list
Cross the name of the dead person off the list
verb.
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
verb.
assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation
grade tests|score the SAT essays|mark homework
Synonym: grade, score
verb.
insert punctuation marks into
Synonym: punctuate