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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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