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Definition of remark verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

remark

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈmɑːk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɑːrk//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they remark
BrE BrE//ˈmɑːk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɑːrk//
 
he / she / it remarks
BrE BrE//rɪˈmɑːks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈmɑːrks//
 
past simple remarked
BrE BrE//rɪˈmɑːkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈmɑːrkt//
 
past participle remarked
BrE BrE//rɪˈmɑːkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈmɑːrkt//
 
-ing form remarking
BrE BrE//rɪˈmɑːkɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈmɑːrkɪŋ//
 
 
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 [intransitive, transitive] to say or write a comment about something/somebody synonym comment remark on/upon something/somebody The judges remarked on the high standard of entries for the competition. remark how… She remarked how tired I was looking. + speech ‘It's much colder than yesterday,’ he remarked casually. remark that… Critics remarked that the play was not original. be remarked on The similarities between the two have often been remarked on. synonyms at comment Word Origin late 16th cent. (in sense (2)): from French remarquer ‘note again’, from re- (expressing intensive force) + marquer ‘to mark, note’.Extra examples He remarked to Jane that he had not heard from Sally for a long time. Several people remarked on her outfit. She remarked casually that she was changing her job. ‘It’s much colder than yesterday,’ he remarked casually.
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