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v. re·marked, re·mark·ing, re·marks
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.
To make a comment or observation: The dean remarked on her fine scholarship.
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).]
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