English to English
1. a distinguishing symbol
the owner's mark was on all the sheep
2. a pattern of marks
3. evaluation of performance by assigning a grade or score
what he disliked about teaching was all the grading he had to do
4. the act of making a visible mark on a surface
5. The act of one who, or that which, marks; the mark or marks made; arrangement or disposition of marks or coloring; as, the marking of a bird's plumage.