Student Thesaurus

5 entries found for mark.
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Entry Word: mark
Function: noun
Text: 1 a person or thing that is made fun of <the comedian liked to use politicians as a mark> -- see LAUGHINGSTOCK
2 a person or thing that is the object of abuse, criticism, or ridicule <it's cruel to use any child who is somehow different as the easy mark for bullying> -- see TARGET 1
3 overall quality as seen or judged by people in general <a brand of crystal that bears the mark of excellence> -- see REPUTATION
4 something set up as an example against which others of the same type are compared <your scholastic achievement has exceeded the mark by a wide standard> -- see STANDARD 1
5 something that one hopes or intends to accomplish <set marks for expected daily output> -- see GOAL
6 something that sets apart an individual from others of the same kind <a sensitive expression that is the mark of a poet> -- see CHARACTERISTIC
7 something that spoils the appearance or completeness of a thing <a small mark where the car had scraped a wall> -- see BLEMISH
8 the power to bring about a result on another <a person of some mark> -- see EFFECT 2