Synonyms for (noun) mark

Synonyms: home run, bull's eye, bell ringer, mark

Definition: something that exactly succeeds in achieving its goal

Usage: the new advertising campaign was a bell ringer; scored a bull's eye; hit the mark; the president's speech was a home run

Similar words: success

Definition: an attainment that is successful

Usage: his success in the marathon was unexpected; his new play was a great success


Synonyms: mark

Definition: the impression created by doing something unusual or extraordinary that people notice and remember

Usage: it was in London that he made his mark; he left an indelible mark on the American theater

Similar words: effect, impression

Definition: an outward appearance

Usage: he made a good impression; I wanted to create an impression of success; she retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting


Synonyms: mark, crisscross, cross

Definition: a marking that consists of lines that cross each other

Similar words: marking

Definition: a pattern of marks


Synonyms: mark, scar, scrape, scratch

Definition: an indication of damage

Similar words: mar, defect, blemish

Definition: a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)

Usage: a facial blemish


Synonyms: grade, mark, score

Definition: a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)

Usage: she made good marks in algebra; grade A milk; what was your score on your homework?

Similar words: rating, evaluation, valuation

Definition: an appraisal of the value of something

Usage: he set a high valuation on friendship


Synonyms: Gospel According to Mark, Mark

Definition: the shortest of the four Gospels in the New Testament

Similar words: book

Definition: a major division of a long written composition

Usage: the book of Isaiah


Similar words: evangel, Gospel, Gospels

Definition: the four books in the New Testament (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) that tell the story of Christ's life and teachings


Synonyms: sign, mark

Definition: a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)

Usage: he showed signs of strain; they welcomed the signs of spring

Similar words: cue, clew, clue

Definition: evidence that helps to solve a problem


Synonyms: stain, mark, stigma, brand

Definition: a symbol of disgrace or infamy

Usage: And the Lord set a mark upon Cain--Genesis

Similar words: symbol

Definition: an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance


Synonyms: mark, print

Definition: a visible indication made on a surface

Usage: some previous reader had covered the pages with dozens of marks; paw prints were everywhere

Similar words: indicant, indication

Definition: something that serves to indicate or suggest

Usage: an indication of foul play; indications of strain; symptoms are the prime indicants of disease


Synonyms: mark

Definition: a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation)

Usage: his answer was just a punctuation mark

Similar words: printed symbol, written symbol

Definition: a written or printed symbol


Synonyms: mark, target

Definition: a reference point to shoot at

Usage: his arrow hit the mark

Similar words: point of reference, reference, reference point

Definition: an indicator that orients you generally

Usage: it is used as a reference for comparing the heating and the electrical energy involved


Synonyms: mark, marker, marking

Definition: a distinguishing symbol

Usage: the owner's mark was on all the sheep

Similar words: symbol

Definition: an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance


Synonyms: chump, soft touch, sucker, mark, gull, fool, fall guy, patsy, mug

Definition: a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of

Similar words: victim, dupe

Definition: a person who is tricked or swindled


Synonyms: Saint Mark, St. Mark, Mark

Definition: Apostle and companion of Saint Peter; assumed to be the author of the second Gospel

Similar words: Apostelic Father, Apostle

Definition: any important early teacher of Christianity or a Christian missionary to a people


Similar words: Evangelist

Definition: (when capitalized) any of the spiritual leaders who are assumed to be authors of the Gospels in the New Testament: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John


Similar words: saint

Definition: a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization


Synonyms: German mark, Deutsche Mark, Deutschmark, mark

Definition: formerly the basic unit of money in Germany

Similar words: German monetary unit

Definition: monetary unit in Germany

Synonyms for (verb) mark

Synonyms: punctuate, mark

Definition: insert punctuation marks into

Similar words: add

Definition: make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of

Usage: We added two students to that dorm room; She added a personal note to her letter; Add insult to injury; Add some extra plates to the dinner table


Synonyms: mark

Definition: make or leave a mark on

Usage: the scouts marked the trail; ash marked the believers' foreheads

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: commemorate, mark

Definition: mark by some ceremony or observation

Usage: The citizens mark the anniversary of the revolution with a march and a parade

Similar words: celebrate, keep, observe

Definition: behave as expected during of holidays or rites

Usage: Keep the commandments; celebrate Christmas; Observe Yom Kippur


Synonyms: mark, distinguish, differentiate

Definition: be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense

Usage: His modesty distinguishes him from his peers

Similar words: characterise, characterize, qualify

Definition: describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of

Usage: You can characterize his behavior as that of an egotist; This poem can be characterized as a lament for a dead lover


Synonyms: grade, mark, score

Definition: assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation

Usage: grade tests; score the SAT essays; mark homework

Similar words: assess, appraise, measure, valuate, value, evaluate

Definition: evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of

Usage: I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional; access all the factors when taking a risk


Synonyms: tick, tick off, mark, mark off, check, check off

Definition: put a check mark on or near or next to

Usage: Please check each name on the list; tick off the items; mark off the units

Similar words: verify

Definition: confirm the truth of

Usage: Please verify that the doors are closed; verify a claim


Synonyms: mark, cross off, cross out, strike off, strike out

Definition: remove from a list

Usage: Cross the name of the dead person off the list

Similar words: take away, take out

Definition: take out or remove

Usage: take out the chicken after adding the vegetables


Synonyms: mark

Definition: designate as if by a mark

Usage: This sign marks the border

Similar words: bespeak, betoken, indicate, signal, point

Definition: be a signal for or a symptom of

Usage: These symptoms indicate a serious illness; Her behavior points to a severe neurosis; The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued


Synonyms: mark, score

Definition: make underscoring marks

Similar words: record, put down, enter

Definition: make a record of; set down in permanent form


Synonyms: set, mark

Definition: establish as the highest level or best performance

Usage: set a record

Similar words: establish, make, lay down

Definition: institute, enact, or establish

Usage: make laws


Synonyms: score, mark, nock

Definition: make small marks into the surface of

Usage: score the clay before firing it

Similar words: notch

Definition: cut or make a notch into

Usage: notch the rope


Synonyms: scar, mark, pit, pock

Definition: mark with a scar

Usage: The skin disease scarred his face permanently

Similar words: deface, disfigure, blemish

Definition: mar or spoil the appearance of

Usage: scars defaced her cheeks; The vandals disfigured the statue


Synonyms: label, mark, tag

Definition: attach a tag or label to

Usage: label these bottles

Similar words: attach

Definition: cause to be attached


Synonyms: stigmatise, stigmatize, denounce, brand, mark

Definition: to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful

Usage: He denounced the government action; She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock

Similar words: label

Definition: assign a label to; designate with a label

Usage: These students were labelled `learning disabled'