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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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