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 Dictionary entry overview: What does mark off mean? 

MARK OFF (verb)
  The verb MARK OFF has 2 senses:

1. set boundaries to and delimit
2. put a check mark on or near or next to

  Familiarity information: MARK OFF used as a verb is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

MARK OFF (verb)

Sense 1mark off [BACK TO TOP]


Set boundaries to and delimit

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.


mark off; mark out

Context example:

mark out the territory

Hypernyms (to "mark off" is one way to...):

bound; confine; limit; restrain; restrict; throttle; trammel (place limits on (extent or access))

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

Sense 2mark off [BACK TO TOP]


Put a check mark on or near or next to

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting


check off; tick off; mark off; tick; check; mark

Context examples:

Please check each name on the list / tick off the items / mark off the units

Hypernyms (to "mark off" is one way to...):

verify (confirm the truth of)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "mark off"):

receipt (mark or stamp as paid)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

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