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mark

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1 a person or thing that is made fun of
  • In the wake of his latest gaffe, the governor became the favorite mark of late-night comedians.
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2 a person or thing that is the object of abuse, criticism, or ridicule
  • We knew our unpopular position would make us the marks of critics.
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3 overall quality as seen or judged by people in general
  • a brand of crystal that bears the mark of excellence
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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.
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5 something that one hopes or intends to accomplish
  • set marks for expected daily output
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name of the game

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6 something that sets apart an individual from others of the same kind
  • a sensitive expression that is the mark of a poet
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7 something that spoils the appearance or completeness of a thing
  • a small mark where the car had scraped a wall
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8 the power to bring about a result on another
  • a person of some mark in the field of evolutionary biology
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sign, mark, token, note, symptom mean a discernible indication of what is not itself directly perceptible. sign applies to any indication to be perceived by the senses or the reason.
    • encouraging signs for the economy
mark suggests something impressed on or inherently characteristic of a thing often in contrast to general outward appearance.
    • a mark of a good upbringing
token applies to something that serves as a proof of something intangible.
    • this gift is a token of our esteem
note suggests a distinguishing mark or characteristic.
    • a note of irony in her writing
symptom suggests an outward indication of an internal change or condition.
    • rampant crime is a symptom of that city's decay

mark

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1 to attach an identifying slip to
  • marked each application with a numbered sticker
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2 to be an important feature of
  • an annual event marked mostly by noise and confusion
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3 to make a written note of
  • Mark down the names of those who are planning to attend the dinner.
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