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Definition 1: explicit notice - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where remark or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it passed without remark

(remark is a kind of ...) the act of noticing or paying attention

"he escaped the notice of the police"

Definition 2: a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where remark or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account
  • we would appreciate input from our users on how we can improve our software

Synonyms for remark in the sense of this definition

(remark is a kind of ...) a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc

"according to his statement he was in London on that day"

(... is a kind of remark ) remark made spontaneously without prior preparation

"his ad-libs got him in trouble with the politicians"

(... is a kind of remark ) a trite or obvious remark

(... is a kind of remark ) a remark to which there is no polite conversational reply

(... is a kind of remark ) an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect

"his parting shot was `drop dead'" "she threw shafts of sarcasm" "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"

(... is a kind of remark ) witty remark

(... is a kind of remark ) a teasing remark

(... is a kind of remark ) a remark expressing careful consideration

(... is a kind of remark ) a remark that calls attention to something or someone

"she made frequent mention of her promotion" "there was no mention of it" "the speaker made several references to his wife"

(... is a kind of remark ) an incidental remark

(... is a kind of remark ) an opening remark intended to secure an advantage for the speaker

(... is a kind of remark ) a courteous or respectful or considerate remark

(... is a kind of remark ) a striking or amusing or caustic remark

"he always greeted me with a new zinger" "she tried to think of some killer of an argument, a real zinger that would disarm all opposition"

Definition 3: make mention of - [verb of communication]

Samples where remark or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for remark in the sense of this definition

(remark is a kind of ...) express in words

"He said that he wanted to marry her" "tell me what is bothering you" "state your opinion" "state your name"

(... is a kind of remark ) make or write a comment on

"he commented the paper of his colleague"

Definition 4: make or write a comment on - [verb of communication]

Samples where remark or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he commented the paper of his colleague

Synonyms for remark in the sense of this definition

(remark is a kind of ...) make mention of

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

(... is a kind of remark ) find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws

"The paper criticized the new movie" "Don't knock the food--it's free"

(... is a kind of remark ) make a comment, usually ironic

(... is a kind of remark ) make unwanted and intrusive comments

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