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remark

Noun

1 a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief; "from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account" [syn: comment]
2 explicit notice; "it passed without remark"

Verb

1 make mention of; "She observed that his presentation took up too much time"; "They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing" [syn: note, observe, mention]
2 make or write a comment on; "he commented the paper of his colleague" [syn: comment, notice, point out]

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Pronunciation

Noun

remark (plural: remarks)
  1. Act of pointing out or attentively noticing; notice or observation.
  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.

Translations

Verb

  1. To make a remark or remarks; to comment.
  2. To mark in a notable manner; to distinquish clearly; to make noticeable or conspicuous; to point out.
  3. To take notice of, or to observe, mentally; as, to remark the manner of a speaker.
  4. 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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