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English noun: earmark

1. earmark (communication) identification mark on the ear of a domestic animal


Broader (hypernym)mark, marker, marking

2. earmark (attribute) a distinctive characteristic or attribute


Synonymshallmark, stylemark, trademark


Broader (hypernym)characteristic


Narrower (hyponym)mold, mould


English verb: earmark

1. earmark (cognition) give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause


SamplesI will earmark this money for your research.
She sets aside time for meditation every day.


Synonymsallow, appropriate, reserve, set aside


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Broader (hypernym)allot, assign, portion









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