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English noun: Mar

1. Mar (time) the month following February and preceding April


Broader (hypernym)Gregorian calendar month

Part holonymAnnunciation, Annunciation Day, Lady Day, March 19, March 2, March 25, March equinox, mid-March, Saint Joseph, spring equinox, St Joseph, Texas Independence Day, vernal equinox

Part meronymGregorian calendar, New Style calendar

2. mar (attribute) a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)

SamplesA facial blemish.

Synonymsblemish, defect

Broader (hypernym)appearance, visual aspect

Narrower (hyponym)birthmark, blackhead, blot, burn, burn mark, chatter mark, check, chip, comedo, crack, daub, dent, ding, gouge, mark, milium, mole, nevus, nick, scar, scrape, scratch, slur, smear, smirch, smudge, spot, stigma, verruca, wart, whitehead

English verb: mar

1. mar (change) make imperfect

SamplesNothing marred her beauty.

Synonymsdeflower, impair, spoil, vitiate

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)damage

Narrower (hyponym)blemish, cloud, corrupt, deface, defile, disfigure, sully, taint

2. mar (body) destroy or injure severely

SamplesMutilated bodies.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)maim

Narrower (hyponym)force out, gouge

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