Remark definition

rĭ-märk
To take notice of something; observe.
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To say or write as an observation or comment.
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To make a comment or observation.

The dean remarked on her fine scholarship.

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The act of noticing or observing.

A place worthy of remark.

noun
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A brief or casual expression of opinion; a comment.

He made several remarks about the rainy weather.

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To make an observation or comment.
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To express briefly or casually as a comment.

She remarked that he danced very well.

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The act of noticing, perceiving, or observing.

A man worthy of remark.

noun
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To mark in a notable manner; to distinguish clearly; to make noticeable or conspicuous; to point out.
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The definition of a remark is a statement about something you noticed.

An example of a remark is telling your friend that his garden is really beautiful.

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To remark is to make a comment or say something.

An example of remark is to talk about a basketball game after your team loses.

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(obs.) To mark; distinguish; indicate.
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To express in words or writing, as observed or noticed; to state; to say; -- often with a substantive clause.

He remarked that it was time to go.

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Act of pointing out or attentively noticing; notice or observation.
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To notice; observe; perceive.
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To give consideration or be responsive to.
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To mark again (a piece of work).
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Something said briefly; comment; casual observation.
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The expression, in speech or writing, of something remarked or noticed; the mention of that which is worthy of attention or notice; hence, also, a casual observation, comment, or statement; as, a pertinent remark.
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(intransitive) To make a remark or remarks; to comment.
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To take notice of, or to observe, mentally.

To remark the manner of a speaker.

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A mark that replaces another mark.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
remark
Plural:
remarks

Origin of remark

  • Alteration (influenced by mark) of French remarquer Old French re- re- Old French marquer to mark (ultimately from merc sign) (from Old Norse merki mark merg- in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French remarquer, from re- (“again") + marquer (“to mark"); see mark.

    From Wiktionary

  • re- +"Ž mark

    From Wiktionary