Synonyms of marks


1. Marks, Simon Marks, First Baron Marks of Broughton

usage: English businessman who created a retail chain (1888-1964)


1. Marks, Simon Marks, First Baron Marks of Broughton

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. mark, grade, score, evaluation, valuation, rating

usage: a distinguishing symbol; "the owner's mark was on all the sheep"

3. marker, marking, mark, symbol

usage: a reference point to shoot at; "his arrow hit the mark"

4. target, mark, reference point, point of reference, reference

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, print, indication, indicant

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, impression, effect

usage: a symbol of disgrace or infamy; "And the Lord set a mark upon Cain"--Genesis

7. mark, stigma, brand, stain, symbol

usage: formerly the basic unit of money in Germany

8. mark, German mark, Deutsche Mark, Deutschmark, German monetary unit

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

9. Mark, Saint Mark, St. Mark

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

10. chump, fool, gull, mark, patsy, fall guy, sucker, soft touch, mug, victim, dupe

usage: a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation); "his answer was just a punctuation mark"

11. mark, written symbol, printed symbol

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. sign, mark, clue, clew, cue

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

13. Mark, Gospel According to Mark

usage: an indication of damage

14. scratch, scrape, scar, mark, blemish, defect, mar

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

15. crisscross, cross, mark, marking

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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