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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. explicit notice; " it passed without remark"
  5. 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.
  6. To mark in a notable manner; to distinquish clearly; to make noticeable or conspicuous; to piont out.
  7. To take notice of, or to observe, mentally; as, to remark the manner of a speaker.
  8. To make a remark or remarks; to comment.
  9. Act of remarking or attentively noticing; notice or observation.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. A print or proof so distinguished; - commonly called a Remarque proof.
  13. A brief, casual comment or statement; an observation; notice; as, his dress made him an object of remark.
  14. To take note of; observe; as, to remark an odd style of dress; to utter briefly and casually.
  15. To mark or take notice of: to express what one thinks or sees: to say.
  16. Words regarding anything: notice.
  17. Notice; mention; comment.
  18. To notice.
  19. To say.
  20. To express by speech or writing; notice; make remarks.
  21. A comment or saying; observation; notice.
  22. Notice or observation, particularly in words or writing.
  23. To take notice of; to express by way of remark.
  24. Notice or observation expressed in words or writing; a comment.
  25. To notice; to observe; to regard; to express in words or writing thoughts about what is seen or heard; to express, as observations.
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Antonyms for remark

bypass, catechize, overpass, interrogate, forget, ignore, ask.

Quotes of remark

  1. Well, as a general remark I would say that I was discouraged by the physical and economic conditions in continental Europe after the war. – David Bruce
  2. I went into the business for the money, and the art grew out of it. If people are disillusioned by that remark I can't help it. It's the truth. – Charlie Chaplin
  3. It has become almost a cliche to remark that nobody boasts of ignorance of literature, but it is socially acceptable to boast ignorance of science and proudly claim incompetence in mathematics. – Richard Dawkins
  4. Someone earlier made a remark about losing 500 soldiers and 2, 200 wounded in Iraq. Those soldiers were sent there by the vote of Sen. Lieberman, Sen. Edwards and Sen. Kerry. I think that is a serious matter. – Howard Dean
  5. I paint to evoke a changing language of symbols, a language with which to remark upon the qualities of our mysterious capacities which direct us toward ultimate reality. – Morris Graves
  6. Our first remark on this subject is that the ministry is an office, and not merely a work. – Charles Hodge
  7. Our second remark is, that the office is of divine appointment, not merely in the sense in which the civil powers are ordained of God, but in the sense that ministers derive their authority from Christ, and not from the people. – Charles Hodge
  8. He's nice enough not to want to be associated with a nasty remark but not nice enough not to make it. Lacking the courage of one's nastiness does not make one nice. – Michael Kinsley
  9. Even on the most serious ballads, I'll throw in a tongue -in -cheek remark – Brad Paisley
  10. What happens often- although I'm not particularly a victim of this sort of thing- is that somebody will make a quote, or invent a remark and it gets printed, ends up on the 'net and it becomes currency. And some of them are so bizarre! – Robert Palmer
  11. People often remark that I'm pretty lucky. Luck is only important in so far as getting the chance to sell yourself at the right moment. After that, you've got to have talent and know how to use it. – Frank Sinatra
  12. I can't stand a naked light bulb, any more than I can a rude remark or a vulgar action. – Tennessee Williams

Usage examples for remark

  1. " 'The remark which I made, ' etc. – The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) Last Updated: February 18, 2009
  2. 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
  3. Will you allow me a philosopher's remark – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  4. But his remark set me to thinking. – Quiet Talks on Power by S.D. Gordon
  5. 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
  6. The interesting remark I was about to make was never uttered. – A Rogue by Compulsion by Victor Bridges
  7. Being my first remark for some time. – Happy-Thought Hall by F. C. Burnand
  8. There is only one point on which I would make a remark – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  9. The remark struck too close to home for the man's comfort. – Warrior of the Dawn by Howard Carleton Browne
  10. But your remark was perfectly true. – Paul Faber, Surgeon by George MacDonald
  11. " Don't bother me," was his usual remark – Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends by Gertrude Landa
  12. A short silence followed this remark – The Slave Of The Lamp by Henry Seton Merriman
  13. 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
  14. He made no remark yet Corrie at once moved to face him, gently putting Flavia aside. – From the Car Behind by Eleanor M. Ingram
  15. I don't think her remark meant a thing. – The Cry at Midnight by Mildred A. Wirt
  16. Please to remark that it happened before Miss Margaret came here. – No Thoroughfare by Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins
  17. The remark at, and as to, the Redmantle, seemed delightful. – Angela's Business by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  18. Nobody even troubles to remark it. – Letters from France by C. E. W. Bean
  19. He made no remark by way of explanation, and his friend asked him no question. – Footprints in the Forest by Edward Sylvester Ellis
  20. Will you kindly repeat that remark – The Major by Ralph Connor

Rhymes for remark

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