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re·mark

 (rĭ-märk′)
v. re·marked, re·mark·ing, re·marks
v.tr.
1. To express briefly or casually as a comment: She remarked that he danced very well.
2. To take notice of something; observe: "She climbed the stone steps quickly, remarking the queer look of her blue silk skirt and blue shoes upon the stone" (Virginia Woolf). See Synonyms at see1.
v.intr.
To make a comment or observation: The dean remarked on her fine scholarship.
n.
1. The act of noticing or observing: a place worthy of remark.
2. A brief or casual expression of opinion; a comment: He made several remarks about the rainy weather.

[Alteration (influenced by mark) of French remarquer : Old French re-, re- + Old French marquer, to mark (ultimately from merc, sign, from Old Norse merki, mark; see merg- in Indo-European roots).]

re·mark′er n.

remark

(rɪˈmɑːk)
vb
1. (when: intr, often foll by on or upon; when tr, may take a clause as object) to pass a casual comment (about); reflect in informal speech or writing
2. (tr; may take a clause as object) to perceive; observe; notice
n
3. a brief casually expressed thought or opinion; observation
4. notice, comment, or observation: the event passed without remark.
5. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) engraving a variant spelling of remarque
[C17: from Old French remarquer to observe, from re- + marquer to note, mark1]
reˈmarker n

re•mark

(rɪˈmɑrk)

v.t.
1. to say casually, as in making a comment.
2. to note; perceive; observe.
v.i.
3. to make a remark or observation (usu. fol. by on or upon).
n.
4. notice, comment, or mention: an act worthy of remark.
5. a casual or brief expression of thought or opinion.
[1625–35; (v.) < French remarquer, Middle French, =re- re- + marquer to mark1; (n.) < French remarque, derivative of remarquer]
re•mark′er, n.

remark

- From an intensified French word marquer, "observe, notice," i.e. "making a verbal observation."
See also related terms for notice.

comment

mentionremark
1. 'comment'

If you comment on a situation, or make a comment about it, you give your opinion on it.

Mr Cook has not commented on these reports.
I was wondering whether you had any comments.
2. 'mention'

If you mention something, you say it, but only briefly, especially when you have not talked about it before.

He mentioned that he might go to New York.
3. 'remark'

If you remark on something, or make a remark about it, you say what you think or what you have noticed, often in a casual way.

Visitors remark on how well the children look.
Martin made a rude remark about her t-shirt.

remark


Past participle: remarked
Gerund: remarking

Imperative
remark
remark
Present
I remark
you remark
he/she/it remarks
we remark
you remark
they remark
Preterite
I remarked
you remarked
he/she/it remarked
we remarked
you remarked
they remarked
Present Continuous
I am remarking
you are remarking
he/she/it is remarking
we are remarking
you are remarking
they are remarking
Present Perfect
I have remarked
you have remarked
he/she/it has remarked
we have remarked
you have remarked
they have remarked
Past Continuous
I was remarking
you were remarking
he/she/it was remarking
we were remarking
you were remarking
they were remarking
Past Perfect
I had remarked
you had remarked
he/she/it had remarked
we had remarked
you had remarked
they had remarked
Future
I will remark
you will remark
he/she/it will remark
we will remark
you will remark
they will remark
Future Perfect
I will have remarked
you will have remarked
he/she/it will have remarked
we will have remarked
you will have remarked
they will have remarked
Future Continuous
I will be remarking
you will be remarking
he/she/it will be remarking
we will be remarking
you will be remarking
they will be remarking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been remarking
you have been remarking
he/she/it has been remarking
we have been remarking
you have been remarking
they have been remarking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been remarking
you will have been remarking
he/she/it will have been remarking
we will have been remarking
you will have been remarking
they will have been remarking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been remarking
you had been remarking
he/she/it had been remarking
we had been remarking
you had been remarking
they had been remarking
Conditional
I would remark
you would remark
he/she/it would remark
we would remark
you would remark
they would remark
Past Conditional
I would have remarked
you would have remarked
he/she/it would have remarked
we would have remarked
you would have remarked
they would have remarked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.remark - a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds informationremark - a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information; "from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account"
ad-lib - remark made spontaneously without prior preparation; "his ad-libs got him in trouble with the politicians"
courtesy - a courteous or respectful or considerate remark
statement - a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day"
gambit, ploy - an opening remark intended to secure an advantage for the speaker
obiter dictum, passing comment - an incidental remark
mention, reference - a remark that calls attention to something or someone; "she made frequent mention of her promotion"; "there was no mention of it"; "the speaker made several references to his wife"
observation, reflexion, reflection - a remark expressing careful consideration
rib - a teasing remark
sally, wisecrack, quip, crack - witty remark
gibe, jibe, barb, dig, shaft, slam, shot - an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect; "his parting shot was `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"
conversation stopper, stopper - a remark to which there is no polite conversational reply
banality, cliche, commonplace, platitude, bromide - a trite or obvious remark
zinger - a striking or amusing or caustic remark; "he always greeted me with a new zinger"; "she tried to think of some killer of an argument, a real zinger that would disarm all opposition"
2.remark - explicit notice; "it passed without remark"
notice, observance, observation - the act of noticing or paying attention; "he escaped the notice of the police"
Verb1.remark - make mention of; "She observed that his presentation took up too much time"; "They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing"
say, state, tell - express in words; "He said that he wanted to marry her"; "tell me what is bothering you"; "state your opinion"; "state your name"
comment, point out, remark, notice - make or write a comment on; "he commented the paper of his colleague"
2.remark - make or write a comment on; "he commented the paper of his colleague"
criticise, criticize, pick apart, knock - find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws; "The paper criticized the new movie"; "Don't knock the food--it's free"
note, remark, mention, observe - make mention of; "She observed that his presentation took up too much time"; "They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing"
wisecrack - make a comment, usually ironic
kibbitz, kibitz - make unwanted and intrusive comments

remark

verb
1. comment, say, state, reflect, mention, declare, observe, pass comment, animadvert I remarked that I would go shopping that afternoon.
2. notice, note, observe, perceive, see, mark, regard, make out, heed, espy, take note or notice of Everyone has remarked what a lovely lady she is.
noun
1. comment, observation, reflection, statement, thought, word, opinion, declaration, assertion, utterance She has made outspoken remarks on the issue.
2. notice, thought, comment, attention, regard, mention, recognition, consideration, observation, heed, acknowledgment He had never found the situation worthy of remark.

remark

verb
1. To state facts, opinions, or explanations:
2. To perceive with a special effort of the senses or the mind:
noun
1. The act of noting, observing, or taking into account:
2. An expression of fact or opinion:
Translations
مُلَاحَظَةمُلاحَظَهيُبْدي مُلاحَظَةً
poznámkadělat poznámkypoznamenat
bemærkningbemærke
huomautus
opaska
segja, hafa orî áummæli, athugasemd
意見
소견
atzīmētievērotpiebildepiebilstpiezīme
pripombapripomniti
kommentera
การให้ข้อคิดเห็น
lời bình luận

remark

[rɪˈmɑːk]
A. N
1. (= comment) → comentario m, observación f
to let sth pass without remarkdejar pasar algo sin (hacer) comentario
after some introductory remarkstras unos comentarios introductorios
to make a remarkhacer un comentario or una observación
she made the remark thatobservó que
to make or pass remarks about sb (usu pej) → hacer comentarios sobre algn
see also personal A4
2. (= notice) worthy of remarkdigno de mención
B. VT
1. (= say) → comentar, observar
to remark thatcomentar que, observar que, decir que
"it's a pity," she remarked-es una lástima -dijo
2. (= notice) → observar, notar
C. VI (= comment) to remark on sthhacer observaciones sobre algo

remark

[rɪˈmɑːrk]
nremarque f
to make a remark → faire une remarque
He made an interesting remark → Il a fait une remarque intéressante.
vt
(= comment) → remarquer
to remark (that) ... → remarquer que ...
(= notice) → remarquer
vi
to remark on sth → faire une remarque sur qch

remark

n
(= comment)Bemerkung f; I have a few/no remarks to make on that subjectich habe einiges/nichts zu diesem Thema zu sagen; to make or pass unkind remarks about somebody/somethingabfällige Bemerkungen über jdn/etw machen; remarks were made or passed about our absenceman redete über unsere Abwesenheit
no pl (= notice) worthy of remarkbemerkenswert; without remarkunbemerkt
vt
(= say)bemerken
(old, liter, = notice) → bemerken, wahrnehmen
vi to remark (up)on somethingüber etw (acc)eine Bemerkung machen, sich zu etw äußern; nobody remarked on itniemand hat etwas dazu gesagt; everybody remarked on italle haben ihre Bemerkungen dazu gemacht

remark

[rɪˈmɑːk]
1. nosservazione f, commento
worthy of remark (frm) → degno/a di nota
2. vt (say, notice) → osservare, notare
3. vi to remark on sthcommentare qc

remark

(rəˈmaːk) noun
a comment; something said. The chairman made a few remarks, then introduced the speaker.
verb
to say; to comment. `She's a good-looking girl,' he remarked; He remarked that she was good-looking; He remarked on her good looks.
reˈmarkable adjective
unusual; worth mentioning; extraordinary. What a remarkable coincidence!; He really is a remarkable man; It is quite remarkable how alike the two children are.
reˈmarkably adverb
Their replies were remarkably similar.

remark

مُلَاحَظَة poznámka bemærkning Bemerkung παρατήρηση comentario huomautus remarque opaska osservazione 意見 소견 opmerking bemerkning uwaga comentário замечание kommentera การให้ข้อคิดเห็น görüş lời bình luận 评论

remark

n. observación, nota, advertencia;
v. observar, indicar, advertir.
References in classic literature ?
I like that about the splendid picture," was Amy's approving remark, as Jo paused.
was the guide's remark, and something like a cold shiver of fear passed over the white members of the party.
This last remark made me bashful, and I shook my head and settled down to `Jesse James.
Arobin's remark about inquisitive people reminded him of a man from Waco the other day at the St.
They were of hostile tribes, brought together by the influence of the American government; and it is worthy of remark, that a common policy led them both to adopt the same subject.
It thus occurred that one day the two girls, on their way to the main street for an hour's shopping at the Villa de Paris and Variety Store, were stopped by Dick Mattingly a few yards from their house, with the remark that, as the county election was then in progress, it would be advisable for them to defer their intention for a few hours.
To apply this train of remark somewhat more closely to Judge Pyncheon.
At the final hour, when she was so soon to fling aside the burning letter, it had strangely become the centre of more remark and excitement, and was thus made to sear her breast more painfully, than at any time since the first day she put it on.
The story had held us, round the fire, sufficiently breathless, but except the obvious remark that it was gruesome, as, on Christmas Eve in an old house, a strange tale should essentially be, I remember no comment uttered till somebody happened to say that it was the only case he had met in which such a visitation had fallen on a child.
In general, the same remark, only within a less wide limit, applies to the solitaries and hermits among the matured, aged sperm whales.
Ere quitting, for the nonce, the Sperm Whale's head, I would have you, as a sensible physiologist, simply --particularly remark its front aspect, in all its compacted collectedness.
At this remark the family looked puzzled, and Grandmother Majauszkiene again had to make an explanation--that it was against the law for children to work before they were sixteen.