(redirected from handicap mark)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • all
  • noun
  • verb
  • phrase

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

Related Words

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)


Related Words

the shortest of the four Gospels in the New Testament

an indication of damage

a marking that consists of lines that cross each other

Related Words

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


Related Words

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


Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
This is where official handicap marks can be useful.
Over at Kelso, Kathryn's Pet can capitalise on a favourable handicap mark by winning the Glendale Engineering Morebattle Hurdle.
And there must be every chance that Yorkies Boy can show improvement in his new surroundings, which would make him an attractive proposition off a handicap mark of 102.
15 Dundalk Cassidys XL Carrickmacross Handicap 1m ATR Card page 56 IRELAND'S turf season kicks off on Sunday fortnight and some contenders for the feature event test their handicap marks here.
DAVID Elsworth knows the time of day when he gets a half-decent horse and it is not hard to imagine that he was interested to see HIGH BRAY handed a handicap mark of 54.
Dan O'Brien's mare races off the same handicap mark as last year, under the same jockey and in the same ground conditions.
A HORSE'S rating, or handicap mark, is the measure of its ability based on its performances in previous races, with each unit representing 1lb.
10) could prove a value bet as he's definitely got the ability to win in this grade off his current handicap mark and, crucially, his stable is in really good form.
His victory at Sandown left him on a career-high handicap mark, but the step up to three miles seemed to suit as he stayed on takingly to finish on the heels of the placed horses.
SMART chaser Truckers Tavern will be out to take advantage of a lenient handicap mark over hurdles when he appears at Ayr tomorrow.
The club are next in action tomorrow-week when the fairways and greens of Lichfield's Seedy Mill course provides the challenge with Evans looking to complete another success but off a handicap mark of 12 from 14.
What rating a horse has is not always as important as how the horse came to that handicap mark.
The Paul Nicholls-trained gelding is a big horse who might just have needed that run and it looks significant that he is out again so quickly to take advantage of his current handicap mark.
However, he is is still on a favourable handicap mark and it will not be long before the four-year-old gains compensation.
ARTIE, whose yard is starting to hit form, is fancied to make full use of a favourable draw and a lenient handicap mark.