- an object of derision, scorn, manipulation, or the like: He was an easy mark for criticism.
- the intended victim of a swindler, hustler, or the like: The cardsharps picked their marks from among the tourists on the cruise ship.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- to mar or deface with marks.
- to mark with notations or symbols.
- to fix the selling price of (an article) by adding to the seller's cost an amount to cover expenses and profit: to mark up dresses 50 percent.
- to increase the selling price of.
- to make corrections or changes to (written or printed text).
- to indicate detailed instructions concerning the format, style, or structure for (a manuscript to be typeset, an electronic document, or a web page).
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Idioms for mark
Origin of mark1
Words nearby mark
Example sentences from the Web for marked-up
Three major provisions did not make the final version of the marked-up bill.Immigration Reform Passes the Senate Judiciary Committee|Justin Green|May 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He was asleep when I left the apartment, and whisked down Ocean Drive, holding fast to the marked-up pages and thousands of words.
At a restaurant you might see a marked-up version of a menu on your phone, based on experiences.
British Dictionary definitions for marked-up (1 of 3)
noun New Testament
British Dictionary definitions for marked-up (2 of 3)
- model, brand, or typethe car is a Mark 4
- a variation on a particular modela Mark 3 Cortina
- to move the feet alternately as in marching but without advancing
- to act in a mechanical and routine way
- to halt progress temporarily, while awaiting developments
Word Origin for mark
British Dictionary definitions for marked-up (3 of 3)
Word Origin for mark
Medical definitions for marked-up
Idioms and Phrases with marked-up
In addition to the idioms beginning with mark
- mark down
- marked man, a
- mark my words
- mark time
- mark up
- beside the point (mark)
- black mark
- give bad marks to
- high-water mark
- hit the bull's-eye (mark)
- make one's mark
- off the mark
- quick off the mark
- toe the line (mark)
- up to par (the mark)
- wide of the mark
- x marks the spot