mark off

verb
1. set boundaries to and delimit (Freq. 1)
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mark out the territory

Syn: ↑mark out
Hypernyms:
restrict, ↑restrain, ↑trammel, ↑limit, ↑bound, ↑confine, ↑throttle
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

2. put a check mark on or near or next to
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Please check each name on the list

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tick off the items

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mark off the units

Syn: ↑check, ↑check off, ↑mark, ↑tick off, ↑tick
Derivationally related forms: ↑check (for: ↑check)
Hypernyms: ↑verify
Hyponyms: ↑receipt
Verb Group:
check, ↑check up on, ↑look into, ↑check out, ↑suss out, ↑check over, ↑go over, ↑check into, ↑see, ↑insure, ↑see to it, ↑ensure, ↑control, ↑ascertain, ↑assure
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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mark off [phrasal verb]
mark (something) off or mark off (something) : to make (an area) separate with a line, fence, etc.

We marked off an area where people could wait.

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Main Entry:mark

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  • mark off — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms mark off : present tense I/you/we/they mark off he/she/it marks off present participle marking off past tense marked off past participle marked off 1) to mark the limits of an area using a line, fence, rope… …   English dictionary

  • mark off — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you mark off a piece or length of something, you make it separate, for example by putting a line on it or around it. [V P n (not pron)] He used a rope to mark off the circle... [V P n (not pron)] Read the text through and mark… …   English dictionary

  • mark off — Synonyms and related words: allocate, allot, analyze, anatomize, appoint, appropriate to, assign, assign to, atomize, be characteristic, blaze, blaze a trail, blemish, blotch, blueprint, bound, brand, chalk, chalk up, change, characterize, chart …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mark off — {v. phr.} Mark with lines; lay out in sections. * /The field will be marked off in accordance with the special track events that will take place tomorrow./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • mark off — {v. phr.} Mark with lines; lay out in sections. * /The field will be marked off in accordance with the special track events that will take place tomorrow./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • mark\ off — v. phr. Mark with lines; lay out in sections. The field will be marked off in accordance with the special track events that will take place tomorrow …   Словарь американских идиом

  • mark off — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. segregate, separate, indicate; see designate 1 , mark 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • mark off — verb a) To separate by or as with a boundary line. b) To indicate as dealt with, as on a list. Syn: delineate, check off …   Wiktionary

  • mark off — restrict; indicate; separate, make a distinction between …   English contemporary dictionary


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