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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 ?
00 Wolverhampton SP forecast 15-8 Overcame a rough passage when getting off the mark on his handicap debut at Newcastle in October and this scopey colt should prove a lot better than a revised mark of 69.
Crusaders 6 Newington YC 0 JANUARY signing Stephen O'Flynn hopes there is 'more to come' after getting off the mark for Crusaders at the weekend.
CRAG PATH has shown more than enough on her first two starts to suggest she is capable of getting off the mark in the Westenhanger Maiden Fillies' Stakes at Folkestone tomorrow.
WOOLCOMBE FOLLY came close to getting off the mark for champion trainer Paul Nicholls in division two of the maiden hurdle at Taunton and should have no trouble going one better next time out.
El Gran Papa, not surprisingly a son of El Gran Senor, made a nice re-appearance at Salisbury in May and showed the benefit of that run when getting off the mark at Newbury a fortnight ago.
00 Plumpton SP forecast 5-4 Achieved a fair level of form in the spring, improving with experience, and can still run as a novice for a little while longer despite getting off the mark in March.
After getting off the mark at the third time of asking in a course-anddistance maiden in January, Michael Bell's daughter of Cape Cross was sent off the 5-2 favourite for a handicap, again over the extended mile, last month.
The Michael Halfordtrained gelding was a frustrating sort prior to getting off the mark in good style in a maiden here last month.
HUGHIE MORRISON has his team in good heart and Queen Cobra ensured the run continued when getting off the mark under Robert Havlin at Southwell.
45 Kempton SP forecast 7-4 Given time by Clive Cox after a gelding operation in January and seemingly improved for it, getting off the mark on his second start back over course and distance last month, albeit getting the run of the race.
PRESTON 1 HUDDERSFIELD 0 LEAGUE ONE CHRIS ROBERTSON admitted his relief at getting off the mark for Preston after a rough few weeks for the club.