mar
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /mɑː(ɹ)/
  • (America) IPA: /mɑɹ/, [mɑɹ], [mɑ˞]
Verb

mar (mars, present participle marring; past and past participle marred)

  1. (transitive) To spoil; to ruin; to scathe; to damage.
    • 1610–1611, William Shakespeare, “The Tempest”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act IV, scene i], [https://books.google.com/books?id=uNtBAQAAMAAJ&pg=PAProspero}}: […] huſh, and be mute / Or elſe our ſpell is mar'd. page Prospero}}: […] huſh, and be mute / Or elſe our ſpell is mar'd.]:
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    • 1700, [John] Dryden, “Homer’s Ilias”, in Fables Ancient and Modern; […], London: Printed for Jacob Tonson, […], OCLC 228732415 ↗, book I, page 218 ↗:
      Mother, tho' wiſe your ſelf, my Counſel weigh; / 'Tis much unſafe my Sire to disobey; / Not only you provoke him to your Coſt, / But Mirth is marr'd, and the good cheer#English|Chear is loſt.
Translations Noun

mar (plural mars)

  1. A blemish.
Noun

mar (plural mars)

  1. A small lake.

Mar
Proper noun
  1. Alternative form of Mar.
Proper noun
  1. An earldom in the Scottish peerage.
Noun

mar (plural mars)

  1. A title of respect in Syriac, given to all saints and also used before the Christian names of bishops.
Related terms
  • Maran
  • maranatha

MAR
Noun

mar (uncountable)

  1. Initialism of modified aspect ratio



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