- 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 entriesMore example sentences
- 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.
- 2 [with object] Regard with attention; notice: he remarked the man’s inflamed eyelidsMore example sentences
- 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.
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- 1A written or spoken comment: I decided to ignore his rude remarksMore example sentences
- 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 remarkMore example sentences
- 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.
late 16th century (in sense 2 of the verb): from French remarquer 'note again', from re- (expressing intensive force) + marquer 'to mark, note'.