Synonyms for mark


1. mark, grade, score, evaluation, valuation, rating
usage: a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance); "she made good marks in algebra"; "grade A milk"; "what was your score on your homework?"
2. marker, marking, mark, symbol
usage: a distinguishing symbol; "the owner's mark was on all the sheep"
3. target, mark, reference point, point of reference, reference
usage: a reference point to shoot at; "his arrow hit the mark"
4. mark, print, indication, indicant
usage: a visible indication made on a surface; "some previous reader had covered the pages with dozens of marks"; "paw prints were everywhere"
5. mark, impression, effect
usage: the impression created by doing something unusual or extraordinary that people notice and remember; "it was in London that he made his mark"; "he left an indelible mark on the American theater"
6. mark, stigma, brand, stain, symbol
usage: a symbol of disgrace or infamy; "And the Lord set a mark upon Cain"--Genesis
7. mark, German mark, Deutsche Mark, Deutschmark, German monetary unit
usage: formerly the basic unit of money in Germany
8. Mark, Saint Mark, St. Mark
usage: Apostle and companion of Saint Peter; assumed to be the author of the second Gospel
9. chump, fool, gull, mark, patsy, fall guy, sucker, soft touch, mug, victim, dupe
usage: a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
10. mark, written symbol, printed symbol
usage: a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation); "his answer was just a punctuation mark"
11. sign, mark, clue, clew, cue
usage: a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened); "he showed signs of strain"; "they welcomed the signs of spring"
12. Mark, Gospel According to Mark
usage: the shortest of the four Gospels in the New Testament
13. scratch, scrape, scar, mark, blemish, defect, mar
usage: an indication of damage
14. crisscross, cross, mark, marking
usage: a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
15. bell ringer, bull's eye, mark, home run, success
usage: something that exactly succeeds in achieving its goal; "the new advertising campaign was a bell ringer"; "scored a bull's eye"; "hit the mark"; "the president's speech was a home run"


1. tag, label, mark, attach
usage: attach a tag or label to; "label these bottles"
2. mark, bespeak, betoken, indicate, point, signal
usage: designate as if by a mark; "This sign marks the border"
3. distinguish, mark, differentiate, qualify, characterize, characterise
usage: be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense; "His modesty distinguishes him from his peers"
4. commemorate, mark, observe, celebrate, keep
usage: mark by some ceremony or observation; "The citizens mark the anniversary of the revolution with a march and a parade"
5. mark, change, alter, modify
usage: make or leave a mark on; "the scouts marked the trail"; "ash marked the believers' foreheads"
6. stigmatize, stigmatise, brand, denounce, mark, label
usage: to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful; "He denounced the government action"; "She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock"
7. notice, mark, note
usage: notice or perceive; "She noted that someone was following her"; "mark my words"
8. scar, mark, pock, pit, deface, disfigure, blemish
usage: mark with a scar; "The skin disease scarred his face permanently"
9. score, nock, mark, notch
usage: make small marks into the surface of; "score the clay before firing it"
10. set, mark, lay down, establish, make
usage: establish as the highest level or best performance; "set a record"
11. score, mark, record, enter, put down
usage: make underscoring marks
12. cross off, cross out, strike out, strike off, mark, take away, take out
usage: remove from a list; "Cross the name of the dead person off the list"
13. check, check off, mark, mark off, tick off, tick, verify
usage: put a check mark on or near or next to; "Please check each name on the list"; "tick off the items"; "mark off the units"
14. grade, score, mark, measure, evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise, value
usage: assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation; "grade tests"; "score the SAT essays"; "mark homework"
15. punctuate, mark, add
usage: insert punctuation marks into
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