Definition of remark in English:

remark

Line breaks: re¦mark
Pronunciation: /rɪˈmɑːk
 
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verb

  • 1 [reporting verb] Say something as a comment; mention: [with direct speech]: ‘Tom’s looking peaky,’ she remarked [with clause]: he remarked that he had some work to finish [no object]: the judges remarked on the high standard of the entries
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    • Observers have remarked on the odd love Canadians have for the game of hockey.
    • Long, who is president of the organization, remarked on the mixed crowd.
    • I remarked on how strange it was that none of them was there at the reunion.
    Synonyms
    comment, say, observe, mention, reflect, state, declare, announce, pronounce, assert; interpose, interject; come out with
    formal opine
    comment on, mention, refer to, speak of, pass comment on, say something about, touch on
  • 2 [with object] Regard with attention; notice: he remarked the man’s inflamed eyelids
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    • While remarking these things, I noted that my clothes were beginning to dry off and was very pleased.
    • The image of the social totality has often been remarked to be more difficult to perceive from street level than from above.
    Synonyms
    note, notice, observe, take note of, mark, perceive, discern

noun

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  • 1A written or spoken comment: I decided to ignore his rude remarks
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    • A woman in Florida wrote some rather unflattering remarks about a local sheriff in the newspaper.
    • Apart from Brandon making snide remarks every once in awhile, practice was fine.
    • I was kind of a class clown, always making snide remarks to everything.
  • 1.1 [mass noun] Notice or comment: the landscape, familiar since childhood, was not worthy of remark
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    • He was more interested in the tall ones off at a bit of a distance, but she passed by without notice or remark.
    • The equation of ‘extra-hazardous’ and ‘dangerous’ is also worthy of remark.
    • It is worthy of remark that while the sources of naturalism go back a very long way in Western philosophy, it has been especially prominent in philosophy in America.
    Synonyms
    comment, statement, utterance, observation, declaration, pronouncement; reflection, thought, opinion; (remarks) wordsattention, notice, comment, mention, observation, consideration, heed, acknowledgement, recognition

Origin

late 16th century (in sense 2 of the verb): from French remarquer 'note again', from re- (expressing intensive force) + marquer 'to mark, note'.

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