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Mark off   /mɑrk ɔf/   Listen
Mark off

verb
1.
Set boundaries to and delimit.  Synonym: mark out.
2.
Put a check mark on or near or next to.  Synonyms: check, check off, mark, tick, tick off.  "Tick off the items" , "Mark off the units"






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"Mark off" Quotes from Famous Books



... the work of administration, as the Tribune assumed in a sharp and incisive lecture which it read him the other day. We doubt if any pugilist in his secret heart despises training. He knows how much depends on it, and as he is not apt to possess much discriminating power, he is not likely to mark off any particular class of work as not needing it. What the Short-Hairs dislike in the Swallow-Tails is the feeling of personal superiority which they imagine them to entertain, and which they think finds a certain expression in careful dressing and in the possession of certain accomplishments. ...
— Reflections and Comments 1865-1895 • Edwin Lawrence Godkin

... use the whites of three eggs and one pound confectioners' sugar, flavored with vanilla. Bake the batter in two dripping pans about fifteen inches long and six inches wide. When cold, cut each in half, spread icing between, then ice the tops; with a knife mark off squares, and lay one-half out each square. As there are often poor nuts among the good, it is best to have one and ...
— The Community Cook Book • Anonymous

... must be three." Miss Rothvelt's writing lay in my bosom beside my despatch. At each half-hour I re-read it. At three-and-a-half I happened to glance at the original superscription. A thought flashed upon me. I stared at her name, and began to mark off its letters one by one and to arrange them in a new order. I took C from Coralie and h from Rothvelt; after them I wrote a from Coralie and r from Rothvelt, l and o from Coralie and two t's and an e from ...
— The Cavalier • George Washington Cable



Words linked to "Mark off" :   ascertain, control, trammel, bound, assure, see, ensure, tick off, check up on, restrict, check into, check out, restrain, suss out, insure, check, verify, check off, check over, throttle, confine, look into, limit, see to it, receipt, go over



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