Synonyms and Antonyms of mark

  1. 1 a person or thing that is made fun of in the wake of the sex scandal, the governor became the favorite mark of late-night comedians Synonyms butt, derision, jest, joke, laughingstock, mock, mockery, sport, targetRelated Words chump, dupe, fall guy, fool, gull, monkey, pigeon, sap, sucker, victimNear Antonyms darling, favorite, pet

  2. 2 a person or thing that is the object of abuse, criticism, or ridicule the child's small stature and offbeat personality made her an easy mark for bullies Synonyms butt, target, prey, sitting duck, victimRelated Words laughingstock, mockery, pilgarlic; lightning rod; fall guy, goat, scapegoat, whipping boyNear Antonyms gossip, gossiper, talebearer, tattler, tattletale, troublemaker; defamer, libeler, libelist, traducer; baiter, heckler, needler, ribber, taunter, tease, teaser, tormentor (also tormenter), torturer; derider, insulter, mocker, ridiculer, scoffer, scorner; caricaturist, lampooner, parodist, satirist

  3. 3 overall quality as seen or judged by people in general a brand of crystal that bears the mark of excellence Synonyms character, fame, reputation, name, note, odor, rep [slang], report, reputeRelated Words credit, honor; celebrity, notoriety, renown; image, persona; admiration, regard, reverenceNear Antonyms discredit, disgrace, dishonor, disrepute, ignominy, infamy, obloquy, odium, opprobrium, reproach, shame

  4. 4 something set up as an example against which others of the same type are compared lately his playing hasn't been up to the mark expected of a concert pianist Synonyms bar, barometer, benchmark, criterion, gold standard, grade, standard, measure, metric, par, touchstone, yardstickRelated Words case, example, instance; average, norm, rule; acme, apex, meridian, peak, pinnacle, summit, zenithNear Antonyms aberration, abnormality, deviation

  5. 5 something that one hopes or intends to accomplish set marks for expected daily output Synonyms aim, ambition, aspiration, bourne (also bourn), design, dream, end, idea, ideal, intent, intention, goal, meaning, object, objective, plan, point, pretension, purpose, target, thingRelated Words grail, holy grail; plot, project, scheme; desire, hope, mind, wish; nirvana; destination, terminusNear Antonyms means, method, way

  6. 6 something that sets apart an individual from others of the same kind a sensitive expression that is the mark of a poet Synonyms affection, attribute, attribution, character, criterion, diagnostic, differentia, feature, fingerprint, hallmark, characteristic, marker, note, particularity, peculiarity, point, property, quality, specific, stamp, touch, traitRelated Words badge, indication, sign; emblem, symbol, token; charm, grace; excellence, merit, virtue; eccentricity, idiosyncrasy, oddity, quirk; individuality, singularity, uniqueness

  7. 7 something that spoils the appearance or completeness of a thing a small mark where the car had scraped a wall Synonyms blight, blotch, defect, deformity, disfigurement, excrescence, excrescency, fault, flaw, imperfection, mar, blemish, pockmark, scarRelated Words abnormality, distortion, irregularity, malformation, misshape; bug, glitch, kink; blot, blur, spot, stain, taint; damage, defacement, impairment, injury; failing, weaknessNear Antonyms adornment, decoration, embellishment, enhancement, ornament

  8. 8 the power to bring about a result on another a person of some mark in the field of evolutionary biology Synonyms impact, influence, effect, repercussion, swayRelated Words authority, clout, prestige, pull, weight; command, domination, dominion, mastery; consequence, importance, significance; sovereignty (also sovranty), supremacyNear Antonyms helplessness, impotence, impotency, powerlessness, weakness



Synonyms and Antonyms of mark

  1. 1 to attach an identifying slip to marked each application with a numbered sticker Synonyms label, tag, ticketRelated Words caption, earmark, hallmark, stamp; call, designate, identify, name, tab; entitle, style, term, title; brand, stigmatize

  2. 2 to be an important feature of an annual event marked mostly by noise and confusion Synonyms distinguish, characterizeRelated Words differentiate; customize, individualize, particularize

  3. 3 to make a written note of mark down the names of those who are planning to attend the dinner Synonyms jot (down), log, record, note, put down, register, report, set down, take down, write downRelated Words chronicle, minute, transcribe; enregister, enter, inscribe; chalk (up), notch, score

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