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    Definition:
    Mark - (n.) A license of reprisals. See Marque.
    Mark - (n.) An old weight and coin. See Marc.
    Mark - (n.) The unit of monetary account of the German Empire, equal to 23.8 cents of United States money; the equivalent of one hundred pfennigs. Also, a silver coin of this value.
    Mark - (n.) A visible sign or impression made or left upon anything; esp., a line, point, stamp, figure, or the like, drawn or impressed, so as to attract the attention and convey some information or intimation; a token; a trace.
    Mark - (n.) A character or device put on an article of merchandise by the maker to show by whom it was made; a trade-mark.
    Mark - (n.) A character (usually a cross) made as a substitute for a signature by one who can not write.
    Mark - (n.) A fixed object serving for guidance, as of a ship, a traveler, a surveyor, etc.; as, a seamark, a landmark.
    Mark - (n.) A trace, dot, line, imprint, or discoloration, although not regarded as a token or sign; a scratch, scar, stain, etc.; as, this pencil makes a fine mark.
    Mark - (n.) An evidence of presence, agency, or influence; a significative token; a symptom; a trace; specifically, a permanent impression of one's activity or character.
    Mark - (n.) That toward which a missile is directed; a thing aimed at; what one seeks to hit or reach.
    Mark - (n.) Attention, regard, or respect.
    Mark - (n.) Limit or standard of action or fact; as, to be within the mark; to come up to the mark.
    Mark - (n.) Badge or sign of honor, rank, or official station.
    Mark - (n.) Preeminence; high position; as, particians of mark; a fellow of no mark.
    Mark - (n.) A characteristic or essential attribute; a differential.
    Mark - (n.) A number or other character used in registring; as, examination marks; a mark for tardiness.
    Mark - (n.) Image; likeness; hence, those formed in one's image; children; descendants.
    Mark - (n.) One of the bits of leather or colored bunting which are placed upon a sounding line at intervals of from two to five fathoms. The unmarked fathoms are called "deeps."
    Mark - (v. t.) To put a mark upon; to affix a significant mark to; to make recognizable by a mark; as, to mark a box or bale of merchandise; to mark clothing.
    Mark - (v. t.) To be a mark upon; to designate; to indicate; -- used literally and figuratively; as, this monument marks the spot where Wolfe died; his courage and energy marked him for a leader.
    Mark - (v. t.) To leave a trace, scratch, scar, or other mark, upon, or any evidence of action; as, a pencil marks paper; his hobnails marked the floor.
    Mark - (v. t.) To keep account of; to enumerate and register; as, to mark the points in a game of billiards or cards.
    Mark - (v. t.) To notice or observe; to give attention to; to take note of; to remark; to heed; to regard.
    Mark - (v. i.) To take particular notice; to observe critically; to note; to remark.
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    Birthmark - (n.) Some peculiar mark or blemish on the body at birth.
    Bookmark - (n.) Something placed in a book to guide in finding a particular page or passage; also, a label in a book to designate the owner; a bookplate.
    Commark - (n.) The frontier of a country; confines.
    Countermark - (n.) A mark or token added to those already existing, in order to afford security or proof; as, an additional or special mark put upon a package of goods belonging to several persons, that it may not be opened except in the presence of all; a mark added to that of an artificer of gold or silver work by the Goldsmiths' Company of London, to attest the standard quality of the gold or silver; a mark added to an ancient coin or medal, to show either its change of value or that it was taken from an enemy.
    Countermark - (n.) An artificial cavity made in the teeth of horses that have outgrown their natural mark, to disguise their age.
    Countermark - (v. t.) To apply a countermark to; as, to countermark silverware; to countermark a horse's teeth.
    Demarkation - (n.) Same as Demarcation.
    Denmark satin - () See under Satin.
    Earmark - (n.) A mark on the ear of sheep, oxen, dogs, etc., as by cropping or slitting.
    Earmark - (n.) A mark for identification; a distinguishing mark.
    Earmarked - (imp. & p. p.) of Earmark
    Earmarking - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Earmark
    Earmark - (v. t.) To mark, as sheep, by cropping or slitting the ear.
    Footmark - (n.) A footprint; a track or vestige.
    Hall-mark - (n.) The official stamp of the Goldsmiths' Company and other assay offices, in the United Kingdom, on gold and silver articles, attesting their purity. Also used figuratively; -- as, a word or phrase lacks the hall-mark of the best writers.
    Landmark - (n.) A mark to designate the boundary of land; any , mark or fixed object (as a marked tree, a stone, a ditch, or a heap of stones) by which the limits of a farm, a town, or other portion of territory may be known and preserved.
    Landmark - (n.) Any conspicuous object on land that serves as a guide; some prominent object, as a hill or steeple.
    Lugmark - (n.) A mark cut into the ear of an animal to identify it; an earmark.
    Marked - (imp. & p. p.) of Mark
    Marking - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Mark
    Markable - (a.) Remarkable.
    Marked - (a.) Designated or distinguished by, or as by, a mark; hence; noticeable; conspicuous; as, a marked card; a marked coin; a marked instance.
    Markee - (n.) See Marquee.
    Marker - (n.) One who or that which marks.
    Marker - (n.) One who keeps account of a game played, as of billiards.
    Marker - (n.) A counter used in card playing and other games.
    Marker - (n.) The soldier who forms the pilot of a wheeling column, or marks the direction of an alignment.
    Marker - (n.) An attachment to a sewing machine for marking a line on the fabric by creasing it.
    Market - (n.) A meeting together of people, at a stated time and place, for the purpose of traffic (as in cattle, provisions, wares, etc.) by private purchase and sale, and not by auction; as, a market is held in the town every week.
    Market - (n.) A public place (as an open space in a town) or a large building, where a market is held; a market place or market house; esp., a place where provisions are sold.
    Market - (n.) An opportunity for selling anything; demand, as shown by price offered or obtainable; a town, region, or country, where the demand exists; as, to find a market for one's wares; there is no market for woolen cloths in that region; India is a market for English goods.
    Market - (n.) Exchange, or purchase and sale; traffic; as, a dull market; a slow market.
    Market - (n.) The price for which a thing is sold in a market; market price. Hence: Value; worth.
    Market - (n.) The privelege granted to a town of having a public market.
    Marketed - (imp. & p. p.) of Market
    Marketing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Market
    Market - (v. i.) To deal in a market; to buy or sell; to make bargains for provisions or goods.
    Market - (v. t.) To expose for sale in a market; to traffic in; to sell in a market, and in an extended sense, to sell in any manner; as, most of the farmes have marketed their crops.
    Marketable - (a.) Fit to be offered for sale in a market; such as may be justly and lawfully sold; as, dacaye/ provisions are not marketable.
    Marketable - (a.) Current in market; as, marketable value.
    Marketable - (a.) Wanted by purchasers; salable; as, furs are not marketable in that country.
    Marketableness - (n.) Quality of being marketable.
    Marketer - (n.) One who attends a market to buy or sell; one who carries goods to market.
    Marketing - (n.) The act of selling or of purchasing in, or as in, a market.
    Marketing - (n.) Articles in, or from, a market; supplies.
    Marketstead - (n.) A market place.
    Markhoor - (n.) A large wild goat (Capra megaceros), having huge flattened spiral horns. It inhabits the mountains of Northern India and Cashmere.
    Marking - (n.) The act of one who, or that which, marks; the mark or marks made; arrangement or disposition of marks or coloring; as, the marking of a bird's plumage.
    Markis - (n.) A marquis.
    Markisesse - (n.) A marchioness.
    Markman - (n.) A marksman.
    Marksmen - (pl. ) of Marksman
    Marksman - (n.) One skillful to hit a mark with a missile; one who shoots well.
    Marksman - (n.) One who makes his mark, instead of writing his name, in signing documents.
    Marksmanship - (n.) Skill of a marksman.
    Mismark - (v. t.) To mark wrongly.
    Newmarket - (n.) A long, closely fitting cloak.
    Plimsoll's mark - () A mark conspicuously painted on the port side of all British sea-going merchant vessels, to indicate the limit of submergence allowed by law; -- so called from Samuel Plimsoll, by whose efforts the act of Parliament to prevent overloading was procured.
    Pockmark - (n.) A mark or pit made by smallpox.
    Pockmarked - (a.) Marked by smallpox; pitted.
    Postmark - (n.) The mark, or stamp, of a post office on a letter, giving the place and date of mailing or of arrival.
    Postmarked - (imp. & p. p.) of Postmark
    Postmarking - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Postmark
    Postmark - (v. t.) To mark with a post-office stamp; as, to postmark a letter or parcel.
    Re-mark - (v. t.) To mark again, or a second time; to mark anew.
    Remarked - (imp. & p. p.) of Remark
    Remarking - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Remark
    Remark - (n.) To mark in a notable manner; to distinquish clearly; to make noticeable or conspicuous; to piont out.
    Remark - (n.) To take notice of, or to observe, mentally; as, to remark the manner of a speaker.
    Remark - (n.) To express in words or writing, as observed or noticed; to state; to say; -- often with a substantive clause; as, he remarked that it was time to go.
    Remark - (v. i.) To make a remark or remarks; to comment.
    Remark - (n.) Act of remarking or attentively noticing; notice or observation.
    Remark - (n.) The expression, in speech or writing, of something remarked or noticed; the mention of that which is worthy of attention or notice; hence, also, a casual observation, comment, or statement; as, a pertinent remark.
    Remarkable - (a.) Worthy of being remarked or noticed; noticeable; conspicuous; hence, uncommon; extraordinary.
    Remarker - (n.) One who remarks.
    Ripple-marked - (a.) Having ripple marks.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Mark - —n. 1 spot, sign, stain, scar, etc., on a surface etc. 2 (esp. In comb.) A written or printed symbol (question mark). B number or letter denoting proficiency, conduct, etc. (black mark; 46 marks out of 50). 3 (usu. Foll. By of) sign of quality, character, feeling, etc. (mark of respect). 4 a sign, seal, etc., of identification. B cross etc. Made as a signature by an illiterate person. 5 lasting effect (war left its mark). 6 a target etc. (missed the mark). B standard, norm (his work falls below the mark). 7 line etc. Indicating a position. 8 (usu. Mark) (followed by a numeral) particular design, model, etc., of a car, aircraft, etc. (mark 2 ford granada). 9 runner's starting-point in a race. —v. 1 a make a mark on. B mark with initials, name, etc. To identify etc. 2 correct and assess (a student's work etc.). 3 attach a price to (marked the doll at £5). 4 notice or observe (marked his agitation). 5 a characterize (day was marked by storms). B acknowledge, celebrate (marked the occasion with a toast). 6 name or indicate on a map etc. (the pub isn't marked). 7 keep close to (an opponent in sport) to hinder him. 8 (as marked adj.) Have natural marks (is marked with dark spots). beside (or off or wide of) the mark 1 irrelevant. 2 not accurate. Make one's mark attain distinction; make an impression. One's mark colloq. Opponent, object, etc., of one's own size etc. (the little one's more my mark). Mark down 1 reduce the price of (goods etc.). 2 make a written note of. 3 reduce the examination marks of. Mark off separate by a boundary etc. Mark out 1 plan (a course of action etc.). 2 destine (marked out for success). 3 trace out (boundaries etc.). Mark time 1 march on the spot without moving forward. 2 act routinely while awaiting an opportunity to advance. Mark up 1 add a proportion to the price of (goods etc.) For profit. 2 mark or correct (text etc.). Off the mark 1 having made a start. 2 = beside the mark. On the mark ready to start. On your mark (or marks) get ready to start (esp. A race). Up to the mark normal (esp. Of health). [old english]
    Mark - n. = *deutschmark. [german]
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    Birthmark - n. Unusual coloured mark on one's body at or from birth.
    Black mark - n. Mark of discredit.
    Black market - n. Illicit trade in rationed, prohibited, or scarce commodities. black marketeer n.
    Bookmark - n. Thing used to mark a reader's place.
    Buyer's market - n. (also buyers' market) trading conditions favourable to buyers.
    Agreement. chime in 1 interject a remark. 2 join in harmoniously. 3 (foll. By with) agree with. [old english: related to *cymbal] -
    Common market - n. European community.
    Deutschmark - n. (also deutsche mark) chief monetary unit of germany. [german: related to *mark2]
    Ditto marks - n.pl. Inverted commas etc. Representing ‘ditto’.
    Down-market - adj. & adv. Colloq. Of or to the cheaper sector of the market.
    Earmark - —v. Set aside for a special purpose. —n. Identifying mark.
    Exclamation mark - n. Punctuation mark (!) Indicating exclamation.
    Finger-mark - n. Mark left by a finger.
    Flea market - n. Street market selling second-hand goods etc.
    Footmark - n. Footprint.
    Free market - n. Market governed by unrestricted competition.
    Hallmark - —n. 1 mark indicating the standard of gold, silver, and platinum. 2 distinctive feature. —v. Stamp with a hallmark.
    High-water mark - n. Level reached at high water.
    High-water mark - n. Level reached at high water.
    Hypermarket - n. Very large supermarket.
    Kitemark - n. Official kite-shaped mark on goods approved by the british standards institution.
    Landmark - n. 1 conspicuous object in a district, landscape, etc. 2 prominent and critical event etc.
    Mark-down - n. Reduction in price.
    Marked - adj. 1 having a visible mark. 2 clearly noticeable (marked difference). 3 (of playing-cards) marked on their backs to assist cheating. markedly adv.
    Marked man - n. Person singled out, esp. For attack.
    Marker - n. 1 thing marking a position etc. 2 person or thing that marks. 3 broad-tipped felt-tipped pen. 4 scorer in a game.
    Market - —n. 1 gathering of buyers and sellers of provisions, livestock, etc. 2 space for this. 3 (often foll. By for) demand for a commodity etc. (no market for sheds). 4 place or group providing such a demand. 5 conditions etc. For buying or selling; rate of purchase and sale (market is sluggish). 6 = *stock market. —v. (-t-) 1 offer for sale, esp. By advertising etc. 2 archaic buy or sell goods in a market. be in the market for wish to buy. Be on the market be offered for sale. Put on the market offer for sale. marketer n. Marketing n. [latin mercor buy]
    Marketable - adj. Able or fit to be sold. marketability n.
    Market-day - n. Day on which a market is regularly held.
    Marketeer - n. 1 supporter of the ec and british membership of it. 2 marketer.
    Market garden - n. Farm where vegetables and fruit are grown for sale in markets.
    Market-place - n. 1 open space for a market. 2 commercial world.
    Market price - n. Price in current dealings.
    Market research - n. Surveying of consumers' needs and preferences.
    Market town - n. Town where a market is held.
    Market value - n. Value if offered for sale.
    Marking - n. (usu. In pl.) 1 identification mark. 2 colouring of an animal's fur etc.
    Marksman - n. Skilled shot, esp. With a pistol or rifle. marksmanship n.
    Mark-up - n. 1 amount added to a price by the retailer for profit. 2 corrections in a text.
    Money market - n. Trade in short-term stocks, loans, etc.
    Passmark - n. Minimum mark needed to pass an examination.
    Postmark - —n. Official mark on a letter, giving the place, date, etc., and cancelling the stamp. —v. Mark (an envelope etc.) With this.
    Punctuation mark - n. Any of the marks (e.g. Full stop and comma) used in writing to separate sentences etc. And clarify meaning.
    Question mark - n. Punctuation mark (?) Indicating a question.
    Quotation marks - n.pl. Inverted commas (‘’ or “ ”) used at the beginning and end of a quotation etc.
    Registration mark - n. (also registration number) combination of letters and numbers identifying a vehicle etc.
    Remark - —v. 1 (often foll. By that) a say by way of comment. B archaic take notice of; regard with attention. 2 (usu. Foll. By on, upon) make a comment. —n. 1 written or spoken comment; anything said. 2 a noticing (worthy of remark). B commenting (let it pass without remark). [french remarquer: related to *mark1]
    Remarkable - adj. Worth notice; exceptional; striking. remarkably adv. [french remarquable: related to *remark]
    Seller's market - n. (also sellers' market) trading conditions favourable to the seller.
    Shelf-mark - n. Code on a library book showing where it is kept.
    Stock market - n. 1 = *stock exchange. 2 transactions on this.
    Strawberry mark - n. Reddish birthmark.
    Supermarket - n. Large self-service store selling food, household goods, etc.
    Telemarketing - n. Marketing of goods etc. By unsolicited telephone calls.
    Tidemark - n. 1 mark made by the tide at high water. 2 a line left round a bath by the dirty water. B colloq. Line between washed and unwashed parts of a person's body.
    Trade mark - n. 1 device or name secured by law or custom as representing a company, product, etc. 2 distinctive characteristic etc.
    Unmarked - adj. 1 not marked. 2 not noticed.
    Unremarkable - adj. Not remarkable; uninteresting, ordinary.
    Unremarked - adj. Not mentioned or remarked upon.
    Up-market - adj. & adv. Of or directed at the upper end of the market; classy.
    Watermark - —n. Faint design in some paper identifying the maker etc. —v. Mark with this.

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