verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of remark
Synonyms for remark
Antonyms for remark
noun Fine Arts.
Origin of remarque
Examples from the Web for remark
The remark comes to mind while reading The Selected Letters of Norman Mailer.Mailer’s Letters Pack a Punch and a Surprising Degree of Sweetness|Ronald K. Fried|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
House Speaker John Boehner condemned the remark, but the damage was done.
And the second remark came during the Japanese internment conversation.
And the subtext to that remark, just in case you missed it, is: and neither should he!How the Queen ‘Purred’ With Pleasure at Scottish Referendum Result|Tom Sykes|September 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He said it without immediately realizing the ingenuousness of the remark.Washington Is Sorely Missing the Legislative Genius of Howard Baker|James Andrew Miller|June 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He might have excused her with the remark that just on such was an accidental inequality the more dangerous.Weighed and Wanting|George MacDonald
The sound which had disturbed him was not repeated, and his two companions paid no regard to his remark.Sergeant Silk the Prairie Scout|Robert Leighton
To confirm this remark let the sentences be inverted; "thou art an hard man, I knew thee to be such, or I knew it."Dissertation on the English Language|Noah Webster, Jr.
I could feel, in the cottage of such a peasant, and seated beside such men as his two sons, the full force of the remark.Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume 2|Alexander Leighton
It is here worthy of remark that this is not mere speculation.Calvinistic Controversy|Wilbur Fisk
Word Origin for remark
Word Origin for remarque
1630s, "to mark out, distinguish" modeled on French remarquer "to mark, note, heed," formed in Middle French from re-, intensive prefix (see re-), + marquer "to mark," probably from a Germanic source, cf. Old High German marchon "to delimit" (see mark (n.1)).
Meaning "take notice of" is from 1670s; that of "make a comment" is first attested 1690s, from notion of "make a verbal observation" or "call attention to specific points." Related: Remarked; remarking.
1650s, "act of noticing; fact of being worthy of comment," from remark (v.). Meaning "a notice or comment" is from 1670s.