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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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References in periodicals archive ?
He looks well capable of exploiting a handicap mark.
However, he performed admirably well in defeat during an all-weather winter campaign last year and returns to competitive action on a lowly handicap mark.
30) is fancied to exploit a potentially lenient handicap mark by making a successful debut over fences in the featured 2m4f chase at Stratford today.
It would be surprising if a handicap mark of 72 in the 7.
GONE'N'DUNNETT-is probably getting no better at the age of eight, but his handicap mark has tumbled and he went close to ending a long losing run at Brighton before being touched off by Harrison's Flyer.
The seven-year-old has done much of his winning around this time of year and he is nowback on an attractive handicap mark.
The Paris House gelding ran in the race last year at Redcar off a handicap mark of 105 and failed to trouble the judge, but will line up at the weekend with 10lb less to carry.
He is just short of top class but his handicap mark has meant he has had to compete at the highest level off level weights and he has rarely let connections down.
Mark Johnston clearly has Nuit Sombre in good order and the gelding can exploit a fair-looking handicap mark in the coming weeks.
22 1m2f AW PS3,800 guaranteed For 4yo+ Rated 46-60 (also open to such horses rated 45 and below) Weights highest weight: 5yo+ 9st 7lb; 4yo 9st 5lb Minimum Weight 8-7, 4-y-o 8-5 Penalties after December 27th, each race won 6lb Weight for age 4 from 7yo+ 2lb Bennelong's Handicap Mark 60 Winner to be sold by auction for a minimum of 3000.
Trainer Richard Fahey's hope runs off the same handicap mark today and this extra furlong will suit.
Whether or not he goes to Cheltenham will depend on his handicap mark, but his main aim at this stage is the EBF Final at Sandown the weekend before," said Sherwood.
Under-rated trainer has good sprinting yardsticks to compare him with, so expect this unexposed sort to exploit potentially lenient handicap mark under more suitable conditions.
Another such run for a handicap mark would leave her on a tempting rating and Senorita Parkes' bright young Newmarket trainer should be capable of finding her a winning opportunity in the near future.
Quito has enjoyed a profitable campaign and finished a close second to Reverence in the Sprint Cup at Haydock recently, but he will need to defy a handicap mark of 112 if he is to repeat his 2003 success in the famous handicap.