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mark

Definitions by Oxford


[mɑːk], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a small area on a surface having a different colour from its surroundings, typically one caused by damage or dirt
(e.g: the blow left a red mark down one side of her face)

- a line, figure, or symbol made as an indication or record of something
(e.g: the first syllable has a stress mark)

- a point awarded for a correct answer or for proficiency in an examination or competition
(e.g: many candidates lose marks because they don't read the questions carefully)

- (followed by a numeral) a particular model or type of a vehicle or machine
(e.g: a Mark 10 Jaguar)

- a target
(e.g: few bullets could have missed their mark)

- the act of cleanly catching the ball direct from a kick, knock-on, or forward throw by an opponent, on or behind one's own 22-metre line, and exclaiming ‘Mark’, after which a free kick can be taken by the catcher.


Phrases:
- be quick off the mark
- be slow off the mark
- close to the mark
- get off the mark
- leave one's mark
- make one's mark
- mark time
- mark you
- of mark
- off the mark
- on the mark
- on your marks
- one's mark
- up to the mark

Origin:
Old English mearc, gemerce (noun), mearcian (verb), of Germanic origin; from an Indo-European root shared by Latin margo ‘margin’


[mɑːk], (Verb)

Definitions:
- make a visible impression or stain on
(e.g: he fingered the photograph gently, careful not to mark it)

- write a word or symbol on (an object) in order to give information
(e.g: she marked all her possessions with her name)

- indicate the position of
(e.g: the top of the pass marks the border between Alaska and the Yukon)

- (of a teacher or examiner) assess the standard of (written work) by assigning points for proficiency or correct answers
(e.g: the examiner may have hundreds of scripts to mark)

- notice or pay careful attention to
(e.g: he'll leave you, you mark my words!)

- (of a player in a team game) stay close to (an opponent) in order to prevent them getting or passing the ball
(e.g: each central defender marks one attacker)


Phrases:
- be quick off the mark
- be slow off the mark
- close to the mark
- get off the mark
- leave one's mark
- make one's mark
- mark time
- mark you
- of mark
- off the mark
- on the mark
- on your marks
- one's mark
- up to the mark

Origin:


[mɑːk], (Noun)

Definitions:
- (until the introduction of the euro in 2002) the basic monetary unit of Germany, equal to 100 pfennig; a Deutschmark
(e.g: Germany spent billions of marks to save the French franc from speculators)

- a former English and Scottish money of account, equal to thirteen shillings and four pence in the currency of the day
(e.g: Sir William left 500 marks for repairing the road to Cambridge)

- the basic monetary unit of Bosnia and Herzegovina, equal to 100 fening.


Phrases:

Origin:
Old English marc, from Old Norse mǫrk; probably related to mark







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