remark
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ɹɪˈmɑɹk/
  • (RP) IPA: /ɹɪˈmɑːk/

Noun

remark

  1. An act of pointing out or noticing; notice or observation.
  2. An expression, in speech or writing, of something remarked or noticed; a mention of something
    • 1844, Charles Dickens, Martin Chuzzlewit
      But the journey might have been one of several hours’ duration, without provoking a remark from either; for it was clear that Jonas did not mean to break the silence which prevailed between them, and that it was not, as yet, his dear friend’s cue to tempt them into conversation.
    make a remark
    pass a remark
    a biting remark
    a funny remark
    a spoken remark
  3. A casual observation, comment, or statement
    • 2014, Stephen King, Mr. Mercedes: A Novel
      He remembers something Pete Huntley said at lunch, just a remark in passing, and the answer comes to him.
  4. (engraving) Alternative form of remarque#English|remarque
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Verb

remark (remarks, present participle remarking; past and past participle remarked)

  1. (intransitive) To make a remark or remarks; to comment.
  2. (transitive) To express in words or writing; to state; to make a comment
    He remarked that it was getting late.
  3. (transitive) To pay heed to; notice; to take notice of
    • 1889 January 3, Antoine D'Abbadie, in a letter to the editor of Nature, volume 39, pages 247-248:
      When travelling in Spain, Willkomm remarked qobar at a distance of 3 or 4 miles, yet, on reaching the actual spot, he saw nothing.
  4. (transitive, obsolete) To mark in a notable manner; to distinguish clearly; to make noticeable or conspicuous; to point out.
    • 1633, John Ford, Tis Pity She's a Whore
      Thou art a man remark'd to taste a mischief.
    • 1671, John Milton, Samson Agonistes
      His manacles remark him; there he sits.
Translations Translations Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ˌɹiˈmɑɹk/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˌɹiːˈmɑːk/

Noun

remark (plural remarks)

  1. Alternative spelling of re-mark

Verb

remark (remarks, present participle remarking; past and past participle remarked)

  1. Alternative spelling of re-mark



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