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remark

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noun re·mark \ri-ˈmärk\

Simple Definition of remark

  • : something that someone says or writes to express an opinion or idea

  • : the act of noticing or making a comment about something

  • remarks : a short speech or a part of a speech

Full Definition of remark

  1. 1 :  the act of remarking :  notice

  2. 2 :  an expression of opinion or judgment

  3. 3 :  mention of that which deserves attention or notice

Examples of remark

  1. I was offended by his remark.

  2. I've heard many disparaging remarks about him.

  3. an author known for making witty remarks

  4. The incident passed without remark.



Origin of remark

French remarque, from Middle French, from remarquer to remark, from re- re- + marquer to mark — more at marque


First Known Use: 1660


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remark

verb re·mark

Simple Definition of remark

  • : to make a statement about someone or something : to make a remark

Full Definition of remark

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to take notice of :  observe

  3. 2 :  to express as an observation or comment :  say

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to notice something and comment thereon —used with on or upon

Examples of remark

  1. It's so hot today, she remarked.

  2. <her date awkwardly remarked on the attractiveness of the background music in the restaurant>



1675

First Known Use of remark

1675


REMARK Defined for Kids

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remark

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noun re·mark \ri-ˈmärk\

Definition of remark

  1. 1 :  a brief comment <He made a rude remark.>

  2. 2 remarks pl :  a short speech




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remark

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verb re·mark

Definition of remark

re·markedre·mark·ing

  1. :  to make a comment :  express as an observation <“We've met before,” I remarked.>





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