[ ri-mahrk ]
/ rɪˈmɑrk /
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verb (used with object)
to say casually, as in making a comment: Someone remarked that tomorrow would be a warm day.
to note; perceive; observe: I remarked a slight accent in her speech.
Obsolete. to mark distinctively.
verb (used without object)
to make a remark or observation (usually followed by on or upon): He remarked on her amazing wit and intelligence.
the act of remarking; notice.
comment or mention: to let a thing pass without remark.
a casual or brief expression of thought or opinion.
Fine Arts. remarque.
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Origin of remark
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7. Remark, comment, note, observation imply giving special attention, an opinion, or a judgment. A remark is usually a casual and passing expression of opinion: a remark about a play. A comment expresses judgment or explains a particular point: a comment on the author's scholarship. A note is a memorandum or explanation, as in the margin of a page: a note explaining a passage. Observation suggests a comment based on judgment and experience: an observation on social behavior.
OTHER WORDS FROM remarkre·mark·er, nounun·re·marked, adjectivewell-re·marked, adjective
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How to use remark in a sentence
"I wis aboot tae re-mark——" began Mac, but Stewart had not completed his peroration.In Search of El Dorado|Alexander MacDonald
But as you were about to re-mark you're fair honin' for a chance to ask the kid's pardon.Bucky O'Connor|William MacLeod Raine
British Dictionary definitions for remark
/ (rɪˈmɑːk) /
(when intr , often foll by on or upon ; when tr, may take a clause as object) to pass a casual comment (about); reflect in informal speech or writing
(tr; may take a clause as object) to perceive; observe; notice
a brief casually expressed thought or opinion; observation
notice, comment, or observationthe event passed without remark
engraving a variant spelling of remarque
Derived forms of remarkremarker, noun
Word Origin for remark
C17: from Old French remarquer to observe, from re- + marquer to note, mark 1
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