remark


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Re-mark \Re-mark"\ (r?-m?rk"), v. t. [Pref. re- + mark.]
   To mark again, or a second time; to mark anew.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Remark \Re*mark"\ (r?-m?rk"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Remarked
   (-m?rkt"); p. pr. & vb. n. Remarking.] [F. remarquer; pref.
   re- re- + marquer to mark, marque a mark, of German origin,
   akin to E. mark. See Mark, v. & n.]
   1. To mark in a notable manner; to distinquish clearly; to
      make noticeable or conspicuous; to piont out. [Obs.]
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            Thou art a man remarked to taste a mischief. --Ford.
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            His manacles remark him; there he sits. --Milton.
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   2. To take notice of, or to observe, mentally; as, to remark
      the manner of a speaker.
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   3. 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.
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   Syn: To observe; notice; heed; regard; note; say.

   Usage: Remark, Observe, Notice. To observe is to keep
          or hold a thing distinctly before the mind. To remark
          is simply to mark or take note of whatever may come
          up. To notice implies still less continuity of
          attention. When we turn from these mental states to
          the expression of them in language, we find the same
          distinction. An observation is properly the result of
          somewhat prolonged thought; a remark is usually
          suggested by some passing occurence; a notice is in
          most cases something cursory and short. This
          distinction is not always maintained as to remark and
          observe, which are often used interchangeably.
          "Observing men may form many judgments by the rules of
          similitude and proportion." --I. Watts. "He can not
          distinguish difficult and noble speculations from
          trifling and vulgar remarks." --Collier. "The thing to
          be regarded, in taking notice of a child's
          miscarriage, is what root it springs from." --Locke.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Remark \Re*mark"\ (r?-m?rk"), v. i.
   To make a remark or remarks; to comment.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Remark \Re*mark"\, n. [Cf. F. remarque.]
   1. Act of remarking or attentively noticing; notice or
      observation.
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            The cause, though worth the search, may yet elude
            Conjecture and remark, however shrewd. --Cowper.
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   2. 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.
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   Syn: Observation; note; comment; annotation.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Remarque \Re*marque"\, n. Also Remark \Remark\ (Engraving)
   (a) 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.
   (b) A print or proof so distinguished; -- commonly called a
       Remarque proof.
       [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
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