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ear·mark

 (îr′märk′)
n.
1.
a. An identifying feature or characteristic: a novel with all the earmarks of success.
b. An identifying mark on the ear of a domestic animal.
2. An item or provision in a legislative bill that allots money for a project or institution in a specific locale, usually written or sponsored by a representative from that area.
tr.v. ear·marked, ear·mark·ing, ear·marks
1. To reserve or designate for a particular purpose. See Synonyms at allocate.
2. To mark the ear of (a domestic animal) for identification.
3. To specify or allocate (funds) to be spent in a legislative earmark.

earmark

(ˈɪəˌmɑːk)
vb (tr)
1. to set aside or mark out for a specific purpose
2. (Agriculture) to make an identification mark on the ear of (a domestic animal)
n
3. (Agriculture) a mark of identification on the ear of a domestic animal
4. any distinguishing mark or characteristic

ear•mark

(ˈɪərˌmɑrk)

n.
1. any identifying or distinguishing mark or characteristic: all the earmarks of a conspiracy.
2. a mark of identification made on the ear of an animal to show ownership.
v.t.
3. to set aside for a specific purpose, use, or recipient: to earmark goods for export.
4. to mark with an earmark.
[1515–25]

earmark


Past participle: earmarked
Gerund: earmarking

Imperative
earmark
earmark
Present
I earmark
you earmark
he/she/it earmarks
we earmark
you earmark
they earmark
Preterite
I earmarked
you earmarked
he/she/it earmarked
we earmarked
you earmarked
they earmarked
Present Continuous
I am earmarking
you are earmarking
he/she/it is earmarking
we are earmarking
you are earmarking
they are earmarking
Present Perfect
I have earmarked
you have earmarked
he/she/it has earmarked
we have earmarked
you have earmarked
they have earmarked
Past Continuous
I was earmarking
you were earmarking
he/she/it was earmarking
we were earmarking
you were earmarking
they were earmarking
Past Perfect
I had earmarked
you had earmarked
he/she/it had earmarked
we had earmarked
you had earmarked
they had earmarked
Future
I will earmark
you will earmark
he/she/it will earmark
we will earmark
you will earmark
they will earmark
Future Perfect
I will have earmarked
you will have earmarked
he/she/it will have earmarked
we will have earmarked
you will have earmarked
they will have earmarked
Future Continuous
I will be earmarking
you will be earmarking
he/she/it will be earmarking
we will be earmarking
you will be earmarking
they will be earmarking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been earmarking
you have been earmarking
he/she/it has been earmarking
we have been earmarking
you have been earmarking
they have been earmarking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been earmarking
you will have been earmarking
he/she/it will have been earmarking
we will have been earmarking
you will have been earmarking
they will have been earmarking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been earmarking
you had been earmarking
he/she/it had been earmarking
we had been earmarking
you had been earmarking
they had been earmarking
Conditional
I would earmark
you would earmark
he/she/it would earmark
we would earmark
you would earmark
they would earmark
Past Conditional
I would have earmarked
you would have earmarked
he/she/it would have earmarked
we would have earmarked
you would have earmarked
they would have earmarked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.earmark - identification mark on the ear of a domestic animal
marking, mark, marker - a distinguishing symbol; "the owner's mark was on all the sheep"
2.earmark - a distinctive characteristic or attributeearmark - a distinctive characteristic or attribute
characteristic - a distinguishing quality
mould, mold - a distinctive nature, character, or type; "a leader in the mold of her predecessors"
Verb1.earmark - give or assign a resource to a particular person or causeearmark - give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause; "I will earmark this money for your research"; "She sets aside time for meditation every day"
allot, portion, assign - give out; "We were assigned new uniforms"

earmark

verb
1. set aside, reserve, label, flag, tag, allocate, designate, mark out, keep back Extra money has been earmarked for the new projects.
2. mark out, identify, designate The pit was one of the 31 earmarked for closure by the Trade and Industry Secretary.

earmark

verb
To set aside or apart for a specified purpose:
Translations
عَلامـه مُميزه
øremærke
elõirányoz
geyma fyrir tiltekin not
vyčleniť
ayırmakbir kenara koymak

earmark

[ˈɪəmɑːk] VTdestinar (for a)

earmark

[ˈɪərmɑːrk] vt
to earmark sth for [+ money] → réserver qch à, destiner qch à
to be earmarked for sth → être destiné(e) à qch, être réservé(e) à qch

earmark

[ˈɪəˌmɑːk] vt to earmark (for) (money) → mettere da parte (per); (person, job) → destinare (a)

ear1

() noun
1. the part of the head by means of which we hear, or its external part only. Her new hair-style covers her ears.
2. the sense or power of hearing especially the ability to hear the difference between sounds. sharp ears; He has a good ear for music.
ˈearache noun
pain in the inner part of the ear.
ˈeardrum noun
the layer of tissue separating the inner from the outer ear.
ˈearlobe noun
the soft lower part of the ear.
ˈearmark verb
to set aside (for a particular purpose). This money is earmarked for our holiday.
ˈearring noun
an ornament worn attached to the ear. silver earrings.
ˈearshot noun
the distance at which sound can be heard. He did not hear her last remark as he was out of earshot.
be all ears
to listen with keen attention. The children were all ears when their father was describing the car crash.
go in one ear and out the other
not to make any lasting impression. I keep telling that child to work harder but my words go in one ear and out the other.
play by ear
to play (music) without looking at and without having memorized printed music.
up to one's ears (in)
deeply involved (in). I'm up to my ears in work.
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