mark off

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Verb1.mark off - set boundaries to and delimit; "mark out the territory"
confine, limit, throttle, trammel, restrain, restrict, bound - place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"
2.mark off - put a check mark on or near or next tomark off - 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"
check, check into, check out, check over, check up on, suss out, look into, go over - examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition; "check the brakes"; "Check out the engine"
receipt - mark or stamp as paid
insure, see to it, ensure, ascertain, check, assure, control, see - be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something; "He verified that the valves were closed"; "See that the curtains are closed"; "control the quality of the product"
verify - confirm the truth of; "Please verify that the doors are closed"; "verify a claim"

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vt sepkennzeichnen; boundarymarkieren; football pitch etcabgrenzen; danger area etcabsperren; these characteristics mark him off from the othersdurch diese Eigenschaften unterscheidet er sich von den anderen
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In this strange world, made a hopeless riddle to him, he might, if he had had a less intense nature, have sat weaving, weaving--looking towards the end of his pattern, or towards the end of his web, till he forgot the riddle, and everything else but his immediate sensations; but the money had come to mark off his weaving into periods, and the money not only grew, but it remained with him.
In costume, and in all the differences of texture and bearing that now mark off the sexes from each other, these people of the future were alike.
Here was the top of the stairs, with a fine large dim descent and three spacious landings to mark off.
I want you to take it home with you, and to mark off all the hardware sellers, with their addresses.
Grayson Galbraith scored at the 36:25 mark off a Reema Bzeih assist.
Blackfin tuna, bonito, dolphin and wahoo can be found from about the 30-mile mark off Pinellas out to Florida's Middle Grounds.
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In the Australia Day Regatta ocean race, from Sydney Harbour to a mark off Botany Bay and return, line honours went to the TP52 Balance, Paul Clitheroe's overall winner of the 71st Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.
50 Wolverhampton SP forecast 15-8 Improved for the fitting of cheekpieces when scoring over course and distance last week and 6lb penalty still leaves her 10lb below the mark off which she started handicapping.
Bingo is a game of probability in which players mark off numbers on cards as they are drawn randomly by a caller, the winner being the first person to mark off all their numbers.