• Boundary, land within a boundary.
  • Characteristic, sign, visible impression.
  • Indicator of position, objective etc.
  • Attention.
  • A measure of weight (especially for gold and silver), once used throughout Europe, equivalent to 8 oz.
  • An English and Scottish unit of currency (originally valued at one mark weight of silver), equivalent to 13 shillings and fourpence.
  • Any of various European monetary units, especially the base unit of currency of (West) Germany between 1948 and 2002, equal to 100 pfennigs.
  • A coin worth one mark.


  • To put a mark on (something); to make (something) recognizable by a mark; to label or write on (something).
  • To leave a mark (often an undesirable or unwanted one) on (something).
  • To have a long-lasting negative impact on (someone or something).
  • To create an indication of (a location).
  • To be an indication of (something); to show where (something) is located.
  • To indicate (something) in writing or by other symbols.
  • To create (a mark) on a surface.
  • To celebrate or acknowledge (an event) through an action of some kind.
  • (of things) To identify (someone as a particular type of person or as having a particular role).
  • (of people) To assign (someone) to a particular category or class.
  • (of people) To choose or intend (someone) for a particular end or purpose.
  • To be a point in time or space at which something takes place; to accompany or be accompanied by (an event, action, etc.); to coincide with.
  • To be typical or characteristic of (something).
  • To distinguish (one person or thing from another).
  • To focus one's attention on (something or someone); to pay attention to, to take note of.
  • To become aware of (something) through the physical senses.
  • To hold (someone) in one's line of sight.
  • To indicate the correctness of and give a score to (a school assignment, exam answers, etc.).
  • To record that (someone) has a particular status.
  • To keep account of; to enumerate and register; to keep score.
  • To follow a player not in possession of the ball when defending, to prevent them receiving a pass easily.
  • To catch the ball directly from a kick of 15 metres or more without having been touched in transit, resulting in a free kick.
  • To put a marker in the place of one's ball.
  • To sing softly, sometimes an octave lower than usual, in order to protect one's voice during a rehearsal.
  • Alternative of march.


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  • From Middle English mark, merk, merke, from Old English mearc ("mark, sign, line of division; standard; boundary, limit, term, border; defined area, district, province"), from Proto-West Germanic *marku, from Proto-Germanic *markō ("boundary; boundary marker"), from Proto-Indo-European *marǵ- ("edge, boundary, border").
  • Cognate with Dutch mark, merk, German Mark ("mark; borderland"), Swedish mark ("mark, land, territory"), Icelandic mark ("mark, sign"), Latin margo ("edge, margin"), Persian مرز ("limit, boundary"), Sanskrit मर्या ("limit, mark, boundary") and मार्ग. Compare march.
  • From Middle English mark, from Old English marc ("a denomination of weight (usu. half a pound), mark (money of account)"), from Proto-Germanic *marką ("mark, sign"), from Proto-Indo-European *marǵ- ("edge, boundary, border"). Cognate with Dutch mark ("mark"), German Mark ("a weight of silver, a coin"), Swedish mark ("a stamped coin"), Icelandic mörk ("a weight (usu. a pound) of silver or gold").
  • An alternate form supposedly easier to pronounce while giving commands.

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