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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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My sense of time is hardly conventional, but these days I mark time by the ending of the monsoon season, the beginning of school, and the sudden urge to get new colored pencils and blank books to scribble down notes.
Nicholls, who as a rider booted home two Hennessy winners in Broadheath and Playschool, is prepared to forgive Strong Flow's Aintree mishap in a three-runner race, saying: "He won his only point and he only had two runs over hurdles to mark time before going over fences.
MARK TIME: Mark Jones increases Llanelli's lead despite the attentions of Iestyn Harris
He would either have to swallow his pride and face either Vitali Klitschko or his brother, Wladimir, or mark time against John Ruiz or the IBF champion Chris Byrd.
``It is time to increase the pace of reform, not to mark time or slow down,'' the Prime Minister said.
For most, camp friendships are intense during the season, mark time during the winter months, are restored in following summers, and then subside as camp becomes part of the past.
Thermal-beam clocks, in contrast, use fast-moving streams of relatively hot atoms to mark time.