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Verb1.mark out - 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"
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1. The visible effect made on a surface by pressure:
2. Something visible or evident that gives grounds for believing in the existence or presence of something else:
3. A name or other device placed on merchandise to signify its ownership or manufacture:
5. A means by which individuals are compared and judged:
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:
9. What one intends to do or achieve:
Idioms: end in view, why and wherefore.
10. Slang. A person who is easily deceived or victimized:
Informal: sucker.
Chiefly British: mug.
1. To make known or identify, as by signs:
2. To give a precise indication of, as on a register or scale:
3. To make a target of:
4. To give grounds for believing in the existence or presence of:
6. To fix the limits of.Off or out:
7. To set off by or as if by a mark indicating ownership or manufacture:
8. To attach a ticket to:
9. To evaluate and assign a grade to:
10. To perceive with a special effort of the senses or the mind:
phrasal verb
mark down
To become or make less in price or value:
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(= note)bestimmen (for für); he’s been marked out for promotioner ist zur Beförderung vorgesehen; the area has been marked out for special government grantsfür das Gebiet sind besondere staatliche Zuschüsse vorgesehen
(= identify) his speeches have marked him out as a communistaus seinen Reden kann man schließen, dass er Kommunist ist; what marks this example out as being different?worin unterscheidet sich dieses Beispiel?
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(maːk) noun
1. (also Deutsche Mark, ~Deutschmark (ˈdoitʃmaːk) ) the standard unit of German currency before the euro.
2. a point given as a reward for good work etc. She got good marks in the exam.
3. a stain. That spilt coffee has left a mark on the carpet.
4. a sign used as a guide to position etc. There's a mark on the map showing where the church is.
5. a cross or other sign used instead of a signature. He couldn't sign his name, so he made his mark instead.
6. an indication or sign of a particular thing. a mark of respect.
1. to put a mark or stain on, or to become marked or stained. Every pupil's coat must be marked with his name; That coffee has marked the tablecloth; This white material marks easily.
2. to give marks to (a piece of work). I have forty exam-papers to mark tonight.
3. to show; to be a sign of. X marks the spot where the treasure is buried.
4. to note. Mark it down in your notebook.
5. (in football etc) to keep close to (an opponent) so as to prevent his getting the ball. Your job is to mark the centre-forward.
marked adjective
obvious or easily noticeable. There has been a marked improvement in her work.
ˈmarkedly (-kid-) adverb
noticeably. It's markedly easier to do it by this method.
ˈmarker noun
1. a person who marks eg the score at games.
2. something used for marking, eg in scoring, showing the position of something etc. The area is indicated by large green markers.
3. a type of pen, usually with a thick point.
ˈmarksman (ˈmaːks-) plural ˈmarksmen noun
a person who shoots well. The police marksman did not kill the criminal – he wounded him in the leg to prevent him escaping.
ˈmarksmanship noun
a person's skill as a marksman.
leave/make one's mark
to make a permanent or strong impression. The horrors of the war have left their mark on the children.
mark out
1. to mark the boundary of (eg a football pitch) by making lines etc. The pitch was marked out with white lines.
2. to select or choose for some particular purpose etc in the future. He had been marked out for an army career from early childhood.
mark time
to move the feet up and down as if marching, but without going forward. He's only marking time in this job till he gets a better one.
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