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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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The IMF's trade deficit projections also went off the mark by $1.6 billion.
The son of Montjeu failed to get competitive behind the smart Binocular at Ascot on January but got off the mark over hurdles in good style at Warwick.
And while this five-runner affair is undeniably trappy, it looks as though Murphy has unearthed a decent opportunity for his charge to get off the mark over the larger obstacles.
Apart from being created by Mark Parisi, I can also understand why the title of this publication is referring to being "off the mark".
However, much of what Jackson says is so seriously off the mark, not only by my reading but by that of other reviewers, as to go considerably beyond just differences of opinion and to put in question the attention given to the book.
But the sleek coupe will still be quick off the mark, with a top speed of 129 mph.
But this portrayal is probably far off the mark, according to New York University psychiatrist Dorothy Otnow Lewis.
ALTHOUGH Ginvincible was having her 13th start when finally getting off the mark at Ripon three weeks ago, she travelled like a filly with more to offer on what was only her second outing this season and I want to be with her when she bids to follow up in the Join Racing TV Now Fillies' Handicap at Catterick (4.30).
AIDEN McGeady has explained his decision to give Will Grigg a helping hand to get off the mark for Sunderland - and believes he will go on to reach double figures for the season.
CALVINIST (Brian Meehan) HAVING been fourth on his debut at Salisbury Calvinist got off the mark in a maiden at Bath and looks to have a future in handicaps.
A first flight faller on her hurdling bow here in December, she got off the mark in this discipline when getting the better of consistent but exposed Champagne Agent at Punchestown in January.
What a start Everton have made, m particularly as they are usually slow off the mark and then forced to play catch-up.
FORMER Welsh rugby captain Gareth Thomas says reports Mickey Rourke had pulled out of playing the sportsman in his forthcoming biopic were "way off the mark".
Former Rangers ace Boyd, who is on loan at Forest from Middlesbrough, got off the mark in last weekend's 3-2 defeat at Swansea City.
QUICK OFF THE MARK: Giants but had a run-out NEW signing Jamie Simpson made his first appearance in Giants colours but couldn't help the Under 20s prevent a 39-10 defeat to Hull FC at Laund Hill.