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Mark

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[n] something that exactly succeeds in achieving its goal; "the new advertising campaign was a bell ringer"; "scored a bull's eye"; "hit the mark"
[n] the impression created by doing something unusual or extraordinary that people notice and remember; "it was in London that he made his mark"; "he left an indelible mark on the American theater"
[n] marking consisting of crossing lines
[n] an indication of damage
[n] a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance); "she made good marks in algebra"; "grade A milk"; "what was your score on your homework?"
[n] the shortest of the four Gospels in the New Testament
[n] a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened); "he showed signs of strain"; "they welcomed the signs of spring"
[n] a symbol of disgrace or infamy; "And the Lord set a mark upon Cain"--Genesis
[n] a visible indication made on a surface; "some previous reader had covered the pages with dozens of marks"
[n] a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation); "his answer was just a punctuation mark"
[n] a reference point to shoot at; "his arrow hit the mark"
[n] a distinguishing symbol; "the owner's mark was on all the sheep"
[n] a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
[n] Apostle and companion of Saint Peter; assumed to be the author of the second Gospel
[n] the basic unit of money in Germany
[v] insert punctuation marks into
[v] make or leave a mark on; "mark the trail so that we can find our way back"
[v] mark by some ceremony or observation; "We marked the anniversary of his death"
[v] be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense; "His modesty distinguishes him form his peers"
[v] assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation; "grade tests"; "score the SAT essays"; "mark homework"
[v] put a check mark on or next to; "Please check each name on the list"
[v] remove from a list; "Cross the name of the dead person off the list"
[v] designate as if by a mark; "This sign marks the border"; "He indicated where the border ended"
[v] make underscoring marks
[v] establish as the highest level or best performance; "set a record"
[v] make small marks into the surface of; "score the clay before firing it"
[v] mark with a scar; "The skin disease scarred his face permanently"
[v] attach a tag or label to; "label these bottles"
[v] notice or perceive; "She noted that someone was following her"; "mark my words"
[v] 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"

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