mark

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mark is part of the Basic English 850.
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mark is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
mark
See also Mark

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
mark

Plural
marks

  1. A mark is a single line left by a pen or pencil, or any small bit of color that got onto something.
    You have a mark on your shirt from that tomato sauce you were eating.

Synonyms[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
mark

Third-person singular
marks

Past tense
marked

Past participle
marked

Present participle
marking

  1. To mark something is to put a mark on it.
    The big rock marked the side of the car a little when she drove too close to it.
    I marked the boxes so we would know which ones are mine.