Definitions of remark

  1. make or write a comment on; " he commented the paper of his colleague"
  2. a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief; " from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account"
  3. make mention of; " She observed that his presentation took up too much time"; " They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing"
  4. A small design etched on the margin of a plate and supposed to be removed after the earliest proofs have been taken; also, any feature distinguishing a particular stage of the plate.
  5. To mark in a notable manner; to distinquish clearly; to make noticeable or conspicuous; to piont out.
  6. To take notice of, or to observe, mentally; as, to remark the manner of a speaker.
  7. To make a remark or remarks; to comment.
  8. Act of remarking or attentively noticing; notice or observation.
  9. The expression, in speech or writing, of something remarked or noticed; the mention of that which is worthy of attention or notice; hence, also, a casual observation, comment, or statement; as, a pertinent remark.
  10. To express in words or writing, as observed or noticed; to state; to say; - often with a substantive clause; as, he remarked that it was time to go.
  11. A print or proof so distinguished; - commonly called a Remarque proof.
  12. A brief, casual comment or statement; an observation; notice; as, his dress made him an object of remark.
  13. To take note of; observe; as, to remark an odd style of dress; to utter briefly and casually.
  14. To mark or take notice of: to express what one thinks or sees: to say.
  15. Words regarding anything: notice.
  16. Notice; mention; comment.
  17. To notice.
  18. To say.
  19. To express by speech or writing; notice; make remarks.
  20. A comment or saying; observation; notice.
  21. Notice or observation, particularly in words or writing.
  22. To take notice of; to express by way of remark.
  23. Notice or observation expressed in words or writing; a comment.
  24. To notice; to observe; to regard; to express in words or writing thoughts about what is seen or heard; to express, as observations.

Usage examples for remark

  1. Miss Penelope's face grew very long as she did read it; and she made this remark-" Three hundred and fifty pounds! – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  2. I don't think her remark meant a thing. – The Cry at Midnight by Mildred A. Wirt
  3. " 'The remark which I made, ' etc. – The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) Last Updated: February 18, 2009
  4. Will you allow me a philosopher's remark? – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  5. Being my first remark for some time. – Happy-Thought Hall by F. C. Burnand
  6. He made no remark by way of explanation, and his friend asked him no question. – Footprints in the Forest by Edward Sylvester Ellis
  7. Nobody even troubles to remark it. – Letters from France by C. E. W. Bean
  8. But his remark set me to thinking. – Quiet Talks on Power by S.D. Gordon
  9. Will you kindly repeat that remark? – The Major by Ralph Connor
  10. As a matter of fact, the boy was not eager to leave his place of business; but having said so, it was necessary to go, or let Hazelton understand exactly why the remark had been made. – The Adventures of a Country Boy at a Country Fair by James Otis
  11. The interesting remark I was about to make was never uttered. – A Rogue by Compulsion by Victor Bridges
  12. She well knew that there was no love lost between Mathilde and the rest of them; and it always upset her that, on the one hand, Mathilde always remained a stranger and that, on the other, one of the children always had some remark to make about Mathilde. – Dr. Adriaan by Louis Couperus
  13. The remark, at, and as to, the Redmantle, seemed delightful. – Angela's Business by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  14. A short silence followed this remark. – The Slave Of The Lamp by Henry Seton Merriman
  15. Please to remark that it happened before Miss Margaret came here. – No Thoroughfare by Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins
  16. He made no remark, yet Corrie at once moved to face him, gently putting Flavia aside. – From the Car Behind by Eleanor M. Ingram
  17. The remark struck too close to home for the man's comfort. – Warrior of the Dawn by Howard Carleton Browne
  18. " Don't bother me," was his usual remark. – Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends by Gertrude Landa
  19. But your remark was perfectly true. – Paul Faber, Surgeon by George MacDonald