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remark

noun re·mark \ ri-ˈmärk \
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of remark

1 :the act of remarking :notice
2 :an expression of opinion or judgment
3 :mention of that which deserves attention or notice

Examples of remark in a Sentence

  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.

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Origin and Etymology of remark

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


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remark

verb

Definition of remark

transitive verb
1 :to take notice of :observe
2 :to express as an observation or comment :say
intransitive verb
:to notice something and comment thereon used with on or upon

Examples of remark in a Sentence

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

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

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First Known Use of remark

1581


REMARK Defined for English Language Learners

remark

noun

Definition of remark for English Language Learners

  • : 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


remark

verb

Definition of remark for English Language Learners

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


REMARK Defined for Kids

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remark

noun re·mark \ ri-ˈmärk \

Definition of remark for Students

1 :a brief comment
  • He made a rude remark.
2 pl remarks :a short speech

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remark

verb

Definition of remark for Students

remarked; remarking
:to make a comment :express as an observation
  • “We've met before,” I remarked.


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