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English noun: remark

1. remark (communication) a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information


SamplesFrom time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account.


Synonymscomment, input


Broader (hypernym)statement


Narrower (hyponym)ad-lib, banality, barb, bromide, cliche, commonplace, conversation stopper, courtesy, crack, dig, gambit, gibe, jibe, mention, obiter dictum, observation, passing comment, platitude, ploy, quip, reference, reflection, reflexion, rib, sally, shaft, shot, slam, stopper, wisecrack, zinger

2. remark (cognition) explicit notice


SamplesIt passed without remark.


Broader (hypernym)notice, observance, observation


English verb: remark

1. remark (communication) make mention of


SamplesShe observed that his presentation took up too much time.
They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing.


Synonymsmention, note, observe


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)say, state, tell


Narrower (hyponym)comment, notice, point out, remark

2. remark (communication) make or write a comment on


SamplesHe commented the paper of his colleague.


Synonymscomment, notice, point out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)mention, note, observe, remark


Narrower (hyponym)criticise, criticize, kibbitz, kibitz, knock, pick apart, wisecrack









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