from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To express briefly and casually as a comment.
- transitive v. To take notice of; observe. See Synonyms at see1.
- intransitive v. To make a comment or observation: remarked on her academic scholarship.
- n. The act of noticing or observing: a place worthy of remark.
- n. A casual or brief expression of opinion; a comment. See Synonyms at comment.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Act of pointing out or attentively noticing; notice or observation.
- n. 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.
- v. To make a remark or remarks; to comment.
- v. To mark in a notable manner; to distinguish clearly; to make noticeable or conspicuous; to point out.
- v. To take notice of, or to observe, mentally; as, to remark the manner of a speaker.
- v. To express in words or writing, as observed or noticed; to state; to say; -- often with a substantive clause
- n. A mark that replaces another mark.
- v. To mark again (a piece of work).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To mark in a notable manner; to distinquish clearly; to make noticeable or conspicuous; to piont out.
- transitive v. To take notice of, or to observe, mentally.
- transitive v. To express in words or writing, as observed or noticed; to state; to say; -- often with a substantive clause.
- intransitive v. To make a remark or remarks; to comment.
- n. Act of remarking or attentively noticing; notice or observation.
- n. 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.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To observe; note in the mind; take notice of without audible expression.
- To express, as a thought that has occurred to the speaker or writer; utter or write by way of comment or observation.
- To mark; point out; distinguish.
- To make observations; observe.
- n. The act of remarking or taking notice; notice or observation.
- n. A notice, note, or comment; an observation: as, the remarks of an advocate; the remarks made in conversation; the remarks of a critic.
- n. Noticeable appearance; note.
- n. In line-engraving and etching: A distinguishing mark or peculiarity of any kind, indicating any particular state of the plate prior to its completion.
- n. A print or proof bearing or characterized by a remark; a remarked proof, or remark proof. Also written remarque.
- To mark anew or a second time.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make or write a comment on
- n. a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information
- n. explicit notice
- v. make mention of
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