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Mark off   /mɑrk ɔf/   Listen
Mark off

Set boundaries to and delimit.  Synonym: mark out.
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

... too great a hurry to use his glasses now. He was driving his pony straight at the yellow mark off there on the plain, without swerving or appearing to exert any pressure at ...
— The Pony Rider Boys in Texas - Or, The Veiled Riddle of the Plains • Frank Gee Patchin

... devil!—how he did jump at the conditions;—and provided they were each and all strictly observed, it was intimated that the occurrence should be kept secret. Well, you know, that was letting poor old Mark off in a coach; and I do assure you, though we had never liked one another, I really was very glad they did not move his expulsion—which would have involved his quitting the service—and I positively don't know how he could have lived if that ...
— Wylder's Hand • J. Sheridan Le Fanu

... say unto you, whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child" that is with a child-like spirit, "he shall not enter therein." For our Lord does not here lay down a doctrinal position, and affirm the moral innocence of childhood. He does not mark off and discriminate the children as sinless, from their parents as sinful, as if the two classes did not belong to the same race of beings, and were not involved in the same apostasy and condemnation. He merely sets childhood and manhood over-against each other as two distinct ...
— Sermons to the Natural Man • William G.T. Shedd

... crank shaft, on the sole plate of the engine, or on the cylinder mouth if the engine be of the direct action kind; describe a circle of the diameter of the crank pin upon the large eye of the crank, and mark off on either side of the transverse centre line a distance equal to the semi-diameter of the crank pin. From the point thus found, stretch a line to the edge of the circle described on the large eye of the crank, and bring round the crank shaft till the crank pin touches the stretched line; the ...
— A Catechism of the Steam Engine • John Bourne

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

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