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Definition of Remark


  1. A small design etched on the margin of a plate and supposed to be removed after the earliest proofs have been taken; also, any feature distinguishing a particular stage of the plate.
  2. A print or proof so distinguished; -- commonly called a Remarque proof.
  3. To mark in a notable manner; to distinquish clearly; to make noticeable or conspicuous; to piont out.
  4. To take notice of, or to observe, mentally; as, to remark the manner of a speaker.
  5. 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.
  6. To make a remark or remarks; to comment.
  7. Act of remarking or attentively noticing; notice or observation.
  8. 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.

Remark Quotations

It has become almost a cliche to remark that nobody boasts of ignorance of literature, but it is socially acceptable to boast ignorance of science and proudly claim incompetence in mathematics.
Richard Dawkins

People often remark that I'm pretty lucky. Luck is only important in so far as getting the chance to sell yourself at the right moment. After that, you've got to have talent and know how to use it.
Frank Sinatra

Every anti-gay remark from the Church gives the thug a license to be cruel.
Ian Mckellen

A remark generally hurts in proportion to its truth.
Will Rogers

I can't stand a naked light bulb, any more than I can a rude remark or a vulgar action.
Tennessee Williams
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Remark Translations

remark in Afrikaans is opmerking
remark in Dutch is berisping, aanmerking, standje, blaam
remark in French is remarquent, remarquez, remarque, remarquons
remark in German is Anmerkung {f}, bemerken, Bemerkung, bemerken
remark in Spanish is advertir, apuntar, notar
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