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Another word for mark

  1. The visible effect made on a surface by pressure

      1. A small piece of paper, distinctively imprinted on the face and usually gummed on the back, issued by a government for a specified price and required to be affixed to a letter, parcel, document, commodity subject to duty, etc. as evidence that the prescribed fee, as for carrying mail, has been paid
      2. Any piece of paper similar to a stamp, issued by an organization, business firm, etc.
      3. Any characteristic sign or impression; indication
      1. A mark or impression made in or on a surface by pressure:
      2. Text, lettering, or other marks produced in ink from type as by a printing press or from digital fonts by an electronic printer:
      3. The pattern itself:
      1. A notch, cut, or inlet on a coastline, etc.
      2. An empty or blank space preceding an indent
      3. The act of beginning a line or series of lines at a little distance within the flush line of the column or page, as in the common way of beginning the first line of a paragraph.
      1. A starting point some number of spaces away from the margin; indentation
      2. (Brit., Business) An order form used in foreign trade and usually drawn up in duplicate or triplicate
      3. (Chiefly British) An official requisition or purchase order for goods.
      1. A publisher's name, often with the date, address, and edition, printed at the bottom of a title page of a publication.
      2. A publishing business with a unique name, usually owned by a larger publishing firm:
      3. A mark or pattern produced by imprinting; an impression.
      1. The act or process of impressing:
      2. An effect, feeling, or image retained as a consequence of experience:
      3. (Dentistry) An imprint of the teeth and surrounding tissues, formed with a plastic material that hardens into a mold for use in making dentures, inlays, or plastic models.
      1. Any mark, imprint, etc. made by pressure; stamp; impression
      2. A stamp or seal meant to be impressed.
      3. A distinctive quality or effect produced by some strong influence
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  2. Something visible or evident that gives grounds for believing in the existence or presence of something else

      1. One who is called on to be present at a transaction in order to attest to what takes place.
      2. Something that serves as evidence; a sign:
      3. An attesting of a fact, statement, etc.; evidence; testimony
      1. A piece of stamped metal, etc. with a face value higher than its real value, issued as a substitute for currency, for use as fare on a transportation line, etc.
      2. A specific instance of a phenomenon or a class of things, as of a linguistic feature in a sample of a person's speech, that can be isolated for study or analysis.
      3. A sign, indication, or symbol
      1. (Med.) Any condition accompanying or resulting from a disease or a physical disorder and serving as an aid in diagnosis
      2. An indication of a disorder or disease, especially a subjective one such as pain, nausea, or weakness.
      3. Any circumstance, event, or condition that accompanies something and indicates its existence or occurrence; sign; indication
      1. A mark, seal, impression, etc. used to show officially that a tax has been paid, authority given, etc.
      2. A small piece of paper, distinctively imprinted on the face and usually gummed on the back, issued by a government for a specified price and required to be affixed to a letter, parcel, document, commodity subject to duty, etc. as evidence that the prescribed fee, as for carrying mail, has been paid
      3. Any characteristic sign or impression; indication
      1. The act of signifying; indication
      2. Meaning or significance, especially of a word.
      3. The action or process of signifying:
      1. Sign of the zodiac
      2. A displayed structure bearing lettering or symbols, used to identify or advertise a place of business:
      3. An act or gesture used to convey an idea, a desire, information, or a command:
      1. A brief informal letter:
      2. The characteristic vocal sound made by a songbird or other animal:
      3. The sign of a particular quality or emotion:
      1. A public demonstration, usually of a political nature.
      2. One of the forms in which someone or something, such as a person, a divine being, or an idea, is revealed.
      3. A form in which a being manifests itself or is thought to manifest itself, esp. the material or bodily form of a spirit
      1. Any of various substances used to indicate the acidity or alkalinity of a solution, the beginning or end of a chemical reaction, the presence of certain substances, etc., by changes in color
      2. An instrument used to monitor the operation or condition of an engine, furnace, electrical network, reservoir, or other physical system; a meter or gauge.
      3. (Ecol.) A species of plant or animal, or a community, whose occurrence serves as evidence that certain environmental conditions exist
      1. Something that serves to indicate; a sign:
      2. The act of indicating:
      3. Something indicated as necessary or expedient:
      1. A number used to measure change in prices, wages, employment, production, etc.: it shows percentage variation from an arbitrary standard, usually 100, representing the status at some earlier time
      2. An alphabetized list of names, places, and subjects treated in a printed work, giving the page or pages on which each item is mentioned.
      3. A thing that points out; indication; sign; representation
      1. (Law) Something presented in a legal proceeding, as a statement of a witness, an object, etc., which bears on or establishes a point in question
      2. Something indicative; an indication or set of indications:
      3. A thing or set of things helpful in forming a conclusion or judgment:
      1. A characteristic mark or indicative trait:
      2. A distinctive token, emblem, or sign worn to show rank, membership, achievement, etc.
      3. Any distinguishing mark, sign, or symbol
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  3. A name or other device placed on merchandise to signify its ownership or manufacture

      1. A distinctive characteristic by which a person or thing comes to be known:
      2. Any proprietary business, product or service name.
      3. A symbol, design, word, letter, etc. used by a manufacturer or dealer to distinguish a product or products from those of competitors: usually registered and protected by law
      1. A descriptive word or phrase applied to a person, group, theory, etc. as a convenient generalized classification
      2. A distinctive name or trademark identifying a product or manufacturer, especially a recording company.
      3. An identifying brand, as of a company producing recorded music
      1. A notation often placed in a book, at the end, giving facts about its production
      2. A publisher's emblem or trademark placed usually on the spine or the title page of a book.
      3. (Internet) A page on a website identifying the details of its creation, such as the author's name and the technologies used.
      1. An identifying mark or label on the products of a particular company; trademark
      2. An association of positive qualities with a widely recognized name, as of a product line or celebrity:
      3. A product or service so identified:
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  4. A distinctive element

      1. A genetically determined characteristic or condition:
      2. A distinguishing feature, as of a person's character.
      3. A distinguishing quality or characteristic, as of personality
      1. A distinctive quality or characteristic:
      2. That quality of a thing which acts on the sense of taste or of smell
      3. Characteristic quality; distinctive property
      1. An inherent or distinguishing characteristic; a property:
      2. A personal trait, especially a character trait:
      3. Superiority of kind:
      1. Any trait or attribute proper to a thing or, formerly, to a person; characteristic quality; peculiarity; specif., any of the principal characteristics of a substance, esp. as determined by the senses or by its effect on another substance
      2. (Logic) A quality common to all members of a species or class
      3. An attribute, characteristic, or quality:
      1. A notable or distinctive feature or characteristic.
      2. The quality or state of being peculiar; individuality; singularity.
      3. The quality or condition of being peculiar
      1. A special story, article, etc. in a newspaper or magazine, often prominently displayed
      2. A prominent or distinctive part, quality, or characteristic:
      3. (Linguistics) A property of linguistic units or forms:
      1. (Mathematics) The least number of times the multiplicative identity in a ring needs to be added to itself to reach the additive identity, or, if the additive identity is never reached, zero. The integers have a characteristic of zero; the integers modulo 12 have a characteristic of 12.
      2. A feature that helps to identify, tell apart, or describe recognizably; a distinguishing mark or trait.
      3. A distinguishing trait, feature, or quality; peculiarity
      1. Public estimation of someone; reputation:
      2. A person or animal portrayed with a personality in comics or animation:
      3. Essential quality; nature; kind or sort
      1. An object used in literature or art as a symbol for a person, office, etc.
      2. An object associated with and serving to identify a character, personage, or office:
      3. A characteristic or quality of a person or thing
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  5. A means by which individuals are compared and judged

      1. A graduated stick or rod one yard in length, used in measuring
      2. A test, standard, or model used in measurement, comparison, or judgment.
      3. (Figuratively) A standard to which other measurements or comparisons are judged.
      1. A hard black stone, such as jasper or basalt, formerly used to test the quality of gold or silver by comparing the streak left on the stone by one of these metals with that of a standard alloy.
      2. An excellent quality or example that is used to test the excellence or genuineness of others:
      3. A standard of comparison or evaluation.
      1. An event, set of circumstances, etc. that proves or tries a person's qualities
      2. A method, process, or means used in making such an examination or trial
      3. A procedure for critical evaluation; a means of determining the presence, quality, or truth of something; a trial:
      1. Something established for use as a rule or basis of comparison in measuring or judging capacity, quantity, content, extent, value, quality, etc.
      2. A degree or level of requirement, excellence, or attainment:
      3. The type, model, or example commonly or generally accepted or adhered to; criterion set for usages or practices
      1. A reference standard or sample used for the quantitative comparison of properties:
      2. Any standard of valuation, comparison, judgment, etc.; criterion
      3. An instrument for measuring, or a container of standard capacity
      1. The interior diameter of a shotgun barrel as determined by the number of lead balls of a size exactly fitting the barrel that are required to make one pound. Often used in combination:
      2. A means of estimating or evaluating; a test:
      3. A standard measure or scale of measurement
      1. A standard, rule, or test on which a judgment or decision can be based.
      2. A standard, rule, or test by which something can be judged; measure of value
      1. A standard by which something can be measured or judged:
      2. A surveyor's mark made on a stationary object of previously determined position and elevation and used as a reference point, as in geologic surveys or tidal observations.
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  6. A position of exalted widely recognized importance

  7. The act of noting, observing, or taking into account

  8. One that is fired at, attacked, or abused

      1. Someone or something that is the focus of attention, interest, etc.
      2. Something resembling a target in shape or use
      3. A desired goal:
      1. A hole in the ground used as a blind by hunters of fowl
      2. An obstacle behind a target for stopping the shot.
      3. A target
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  9. What one intends to do or achieve

      1. The reason, cause, motive, purpose, etc.
      2. A difficult problem or question.
      3. The cause or intention underlying a given action or situation:
      1. An examination using the eyes; a look:
      2. An individual and personal perception, judgment, or interpretation; an opinion:
      3. A way of showing or seeing something, as from a particular position or angle:
      1. Any object that is shot at, thrown at, etc.
      2. A round, flat board, straw coil, etc., often one marked with concentric circles, set up to be aimed at, as in archery or rifle practice
      3. An object, such as a padded disk with a marked surface, that is shot at to test accuracy in rifle or archery practice.
      1. Determination; resolution:
      2. The object toward which one strives or for which something exists; an aim or goal:
      3. The object for which something exists or is done; end in view
      1. The position occupied by such a unit or guard:
      2. (Boxing) One of a number of scoring units awarded to the boxers at the end of each round, used in determining the winner if the fight does not end by knockout or disqualification
      3. An object having a sharp or tapered end:
      1. A noun or pronoun in the objective case.
      2. The primary optical element, such as a lens or mirror, in a microscope, camera, telescope, or other optical instrument, that first receives light rays from the object and forms the image.
      3. (Optics) The lens or lenses nearest to the object observed, as in a microscope or telescope, that serve to focus light to form the image of the object
      1. Something perceptible by one or more of the senses, especially by vision or touch; a material thing.
      2. A person or thing to which action, thought, or feeling is directed
      3. What is aimed at; purpose; end; goal
      1. A sense of importance or purpose:
      2. Something that is conveyed or intended, especially by language; sense or significance:
      3. An interpreted goal, intent, or end:
      1. The action or fact of intending:
      2. The act or fact of intending; determination to do a specified thing or act in a specified manner
      3. Anything intended or planned; aim, end, or purpose
      1. Meaning or import
      2. (Law) One's mental attitude, including purpose, will, determination, etc., at the time of doing an act
      3. A purpose; object; aim
      1. The line, crossbar, or net over or into which the ball or puck must be passed to score
      2. An object or end that one strives to attain; aim
      3. The object toward which an endeavor is directed; an end.
      1. A key that when pressed causes the cursor to go to the last character of the current line.
      2. The point in time when an action, event, or phenomenon ceases or is completed; the conclusion:
      3. (Football) A player at either end of the line
      1. The arrangement of parts, details, form, color, etc. so as to produce an artistic unit; artistic invention
      2. A reasoned purpose; an intent:
      3. A particular plan or method:
      1. An eager or strong desire to achieve something, such as fame or power.
      2. A strong desire to gain a particular objective; specif., the drive to succeed, or to gain fame, power, wealth, etc.
      3. The object or goal desired:
      1. The degree of accuracy of a weapon or of a person aiming a weapon or propelled object:
      2. The object to be attained; intention or purpose
      3. The ability to hit a target or intended point:
  10. A person who is easily deceived or victimized

      1. A heavy cylindrical drinking cup usually having a handle.
      2. A fool or dupe; sucker
      3. (Chiefly British Slang) A victim or dupe.
      1. The juice that circulates through a plant, esp. a woody plant, bearing water, food, etc. to the tissues
      2. A leather-covered bludgeon with a short, flexible shaft or strap, used as a hand weapon.
      3. (Slang) A stupid person; fool
      1. An object of special concern; an affair or matter.
      2. (Slang) A person easily deceived or gulled; dupe
      3. Any of a family (Columbidae, order Columbiformes) of birds with a small head, plump body, long, pointed wings, and short legs
      1. A diminutive of the male given name Patrick.
      2. A person easily taken advantage of, cheated, blamed, or ridiculed.
      3. (Slang) A person easily imposed upon or victimized
      1. One who behaves in a way suggestive of a monkey, as a mischievous child or a mimic.
      2. A nonhuman ape. Not in scientific use.
      3. A person regarded as somehow like a monkey, as a mischievous or imitative child
      1. A metal pivot or journal at the end of a shaft or an axle, around which a wheel or other device turns.
      2. (Slang) One who is easily duped.
      3. Any of a genus (Gobio) of small, European, freshwater cyprinoid fishes that are easily caught and used for bait
      1. One who is gullible and easily duped
      2. (Slang) A person made to or left to face the consequences, as of a scheme that has miscarried
      3. A gullible victim; a dupe.
      1. A tube or pipe, such as a siphon, through which something is sucked.
      2. One that is indiscriminately attracted to something specified:
      3. A person. Used as a generalized term of reference, often as an intensive:
      1. A person who is tricked, swindled, or taken advantage of:
      2. One who is harmed or killed by another, especially by someone committing a criminal or unlawful act:
      3. A person or animal killed as a sacrifice to a god in a religious rite
      1. Someone who lets himself be picked or bullied on without defending or stand up for him/herself.
      2. Something that is easily done or attained.
      3. A person, group, etc. easily persuaded, defeated, etc.
      1. The flesh of a young sheep, used as food
      2. A young sheep, especially one that is not yet weaned.
      3. A gentle or innocent person, particularly a child
      1. (Soccer) A player, supporter or other person connected with Torquay United Football Club.
      2. A person easily cheated or tricked; dupe
      3. Any of various chiefly coastal seabirds of the family Laridae, having long wings, webbed feet, a thick, slightly hooked beak, and usually gray and white plumage.
      1. A man formerly kept in the household of a nobleman or king to entertain by joking and clowning; professional jester
      2. (Informal) A person with a talent or enthusiasm for a certain activity:
      3. A victim of a joke or trick; dupe
      1. A person who has been deceived.
      2. (Restaurant industry) A duplicate of an order receipt printed for kitchen staff.
      3. A person who is easily deceived or is used to carry out the designs of another.
      1. A hole in the ground used as a blind by hunters of fowl
      2. One that serves as an object of ridicule or contempt:
      3. A mound of earth, bales of straw, etc. behind a target, for receiving fired rounds or shot arrows
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  1. To make known or identify, as by signs

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  2. To give a precise indication of, as on a register or scale

      1. To cause or allow to be seen; display:
      2. (Slang) To make an appearance; show up:
      3. To enter (animals, flowers, etc.) in a competitive show
      1. To enroll officially or formally, especially in order to vote or attend classes.
      2. To have one's name placed on the list of those eligible to vote in an election, by making application in the prescribed way
      3. To show, as by facial expression
      1. To record the words, sound, appearance, or performance of (someone or something):
      2. To put in writing, print, etc. for future use; draw up an account of
      3. To show, as on a dial
      1. To read something written, printed, etc., as words, music, books, etc.
      2. To receive or comprehend (a radio message, for example):
      3. To record and show; register
      1. To serve as a sign, symptom, or token of; signify:
      2. To show the need for; call for; make necessary
      3. To direct attention to; point to or point out; show
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  3. To make a target of

  4. To give grounds for believing in the existence or presence of

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  5. To make noticeable or different

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  6. To fix the limits of.

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  7. To set off by or as if by a mark indicating ownership or manufacture

      1. To put a trademark on (a product)
      2. To register (a symbol, word, etc.) as a trademark
      3. To label (a product) with proprietary identification.
      1. To apply a descriptive name to; call by an epithet
      2. To provide with a tag; fasten a tag to; label
      3. To label or identify with a tag.