punctuation mark

noun

Definition of punctuation mark

:any of various standardized marks or signs used in punctuation

First Known Use of punctuation mark

1849


PUNCTUATION MARK Defined for English Language Learners

punctuation mark

noun

Definition of punctuation mark for English Language Learners

  • : any one of the marks (such as a period, comma, or question mark) used to divide a piece of writing into sentences, clauses, etc.


PUNCTUATION MARK Defined for Kids

punctuation mark

noun

Definition of punctuation mark for Students

:any one of the marks (as a period, comma, or question mark) used in writing to make the meaning clear and separate parts (as clauses and sentences)

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