Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun marking

4 senses of marking

Sense 1
marker, marking, mark -- (a distinguishing symbol; "the owner's mark was on all the sheep")
       => symbol -- (an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance)

Sense 2
marking -- (a pattern of marks)
       => design, pattern, figure -- (a decorative or artistic work; "the coach had a design on the doors")

Sense 3
marking, grading, scoring -- (evaluation of performance by assigning a grade or score; "what he disliked about teaching was all the grading he had to do")
       => evaluation, rating -- (act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of)

Sense 4
marking -- (the act of making a visible mark on a surface)
       => decoration -- (the act of decorating something (in the hope of making it more attractive))

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb mark

15 senses of mark

Sense 1
tag, label, mark -- (attach a tag or label to; "label these bottles")
       => attach -- (cause to be attached)
          Phrasal Verb-> mark down#1; mark up#1

Sense 2
mark -- (designate as if by a mark; "This sign marks the border")
       => bespeak, betoken, indicate, point, signal -- (be a signal for or a symptom of; "These symptoms indicate a serious illness"; "Her behavior points to a severe neurosis"; "The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued")

Sense 3
distinguish, mark, differentiate -- (be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense; "His modesty distinguishes him from his peers")
       => qualify, characterize, characterise -- (describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of; "You can characterize his behavior as that of an egotist"; "This poem can be characterized as a lament for a dead lover")

Sense 4
commemorate, mark -- (mark by some ceremony or observation; "The citizens mark the anniversary of the revolution with a march and a parade")
       => observe, celebrate, keep -- (behave as expected during of holidays or rites; "Keep the commandments"; "celebrate Christmas"; "Observe Yom Kippur")

Sense 5
mark -- (make or leave a mark on; "the scouts marked the trail"; "ash marked the believers' foreheads")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")
          Phrasal Verb-> mark off#1; mark out#1

Sense 6
stigmatize, stigmatise, brand, denounce, mark -- (to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful; "He denounced the government action"; "She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock")
       => label -- (assign a label to; designate with a label; "These students were labelled `learning disabled'")

Sense 7
notice, mark, note -- (notice or perceive; "She noted that someone was following her"; "mark my words")

Sense 8
scar, mark, pock, pit -- (mark with a scar; "The skin disease scarred his face permanently")
       => deface, disfigure, blemish -- (mar or spoil the appearance of; "scars defaced her cheeks"; "The vandals disfigured the statue")

Sense 9
score, nock, mark -- (make small marks into the surface of; "score the clay before firing it")
       => notch -- (cut or make a notch into; "notch the rope")

Sense 10
set, mark -- (establish as the highest level or best performance; "set a record")
       => lay down, establish, make -- (institute, enact, or establish; "make laws")

Sense 11
score, mark -- (make underscoring marks)
       => record, enter, put down -- (make a record of; set down in permanent form)

Sense 12
cross off, cross out, strike out, strike off, mark -- (remove from a list; "Cross the name of the dead person off the list")
       => take away, take out -- (take out or remove; "take out the chicken after adding the vegetables")

Sense 13
check, check off, mark, mark off, tick off, tick -- (put a check mark on or near or next to; "Please check each name on the list"; "tick off the items"; "mark off the units")
       => verify -- (confirm the truth of; "Please verify that the doors are closed"; "verify a claim")

Sense 14
grade, score, mark -- (assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation; "grade tests"; "score the SAT essays"; "mark homework")
       => measure, evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise, value -- (evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of; "I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional"; "access all the factors when taking a risk")

Sense 15
punctuate, mark -- (insert punctuation marks into)
       => add -- (make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of; "We added two students to that dorm room"; "She added a personal note to her letter"; "Add insult to injury"; "Add some extra plates to the dinner table")

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