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Synonyms for mark



make your mark


  • succeed
  • make it
  • make good
  • prosper
  • be a success
  • achieve recognition
  • get on in the world
  • make something of yourself
  • find a place in the sun
  • make a success of yourself

mark someone off

mark something down


  • make cheaper
  • reduce
  • lower the price of

mark something or someone out

mark something out

mark something up: increase the price of


  • increase the price of
  • raise the price of

mark something up: edit


wide of the mark

Synonyms for mark

the visible effect made on a surface by pressure

something visible or evident that gives grounds for believing in the existence or presence of something else

a name or other device placed on merchandise to signify its ownership or manufacture

a means by which individuals are compared and judged

the act of noting, observing, or taking into account

one that is fired at, attacked, or abused


a person who is easily deceived or victimized

to make known or identify, as by signs

to give a precise indication of, as on a register or scale

to make a target of


to give grounds for believing in the existence or presence of

to set off by or as if by a mark indicating ownership or manufacture

to attach a ticket to

to evaluate and assign a grade to


to perceive with a special effort of the senses or the mind

mark down: to become or make less in price or value

Synonyms for mark

a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)

a reference point to shoot at

the impression created by doing something unusual or extraordinary that people notice and remember

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a symbol of disgrace or infamy

formerly the basic unit of money in Germany

Apostle and companion of Saint Peter

a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of

a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)


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the shortest of the four Gospels in the New Testament

an indication of damage

a marking that consists of lines that cross each other

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something that exactly succeeds in achieving its goal

be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait

mark by some ceremony or observation


to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful

notice or perceive


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make small marks into the surface of

establish as the highest level or best performance


make underscoring marks

remove from a list

assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation

insert punctuation marks into


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Karl Burke's two-year-old confirmed previous promise when getting off the mark in a competitive handicap at Southwell on Tuesday and has the potential to defy his weight penalty.
She'd proved f rustrating until finally getting off the mark w ith a convincing win whenjustifyingfavouritismin a6fLeicesterhandicap.
But since then he has gradually improved, making the frame at Sandown and Taunton before getting off the mark in impressive fashion at Chepstow.
The gelding appears to save his best for the Borders course and confirmed previous promise when getting off the mark over hurdles at the corresponding meeting 12 months ago.
ONE TO PLAY Johns Classic (Monmore) CHRIS ALLSOPP'S black was getting off the mark at the 15th attempt when winning a heat of the Bags/SIS Easter Bunny Stayers at Monmore on Monday, March 12.
Compton Banker, a lightly raced three-year-old, showed his liking for Ascot when getting off the mark there five weeks ago.
He's just 6lb higher than when getting off the mark at the ninth time of asking with a cosy success in a 2m handicap at Plumpton two starts ago.
The French-bred came over to race for Martin Pipe and David Johnson at the end of last summer, and wasted no time getting off the mark, winning at Stratford in August before going in at Newton Abbot, Hereford and Fontwell the following month.
30 Windsor, nap) Excellent Art two-year-old who shaped nicely when getting off the mark at the first time of asking at Wolverhampton.
Back in maiden company at Bath last time, she showed no hesitation in getting off the mark, quickening well to beat Farthing a length and a half.
35 Haydock SP forecast 6-4 Sir Mark Prescott's gelding progressed well in maidens, getting off the mark at the third time of asking on his seasonal reappearance at Newcastle before failing to justify favouritism on his handicap debut at Musselburgh last month, trailing in a well-beaten sixth.
He said: "We have a sports scientist at the club and he does a lot of work on explosion and strength - getting off the mark.
55 Bellewstown) Has genuine claims of getting off the mark here.