beside the mark


beside the mark
not relevant, beside the point

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • beside the mark — see under ↑beside • • • Main Entry: ↑mark …   Useful english dictionary

  • beside the mark — index impertinent (irrelevant), inapposite, irrelevant Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • beside the mark — idi not pertinent; irrelevant …   From formal English to slang

  • beside the point — Synonyms and related words: adrift, amiss, astray, below the mark, beside the mark, beside the question, bootlessly, extraneous, extrinsic, far from it, fruitlessly, immaterial, impertinent, in vain, inadmissible, inapplicable, inapposite,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • below the mark — Synonyms and related words: amiss, astray, at a disadvantage, at the nadir, below, below deck, below par, below standard, belowstairs, beside the mark, beside the point, bootlessly, down below, downstairs, far from it, fruitlessly, in the gutter …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mark — mark1 [märk] n. [ME < OE mearc, orig., boundary, hence boundary sign, hence sign, akin to Ger mark, boundary, boundary mark, marke, a token, mark < Gmc * marka < IE base * mereĝ , edge, boundary > L margo, MARGIN, OIr mruig,… …   English World dictionary

  • Mark — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a trace, sign, stain, scar, etc., on a surface, face, page, etc. 2 (esp. in comb.) a a written or printed symbol (exclamation mark; question mark). b a numerical or alphabetical award denoting excellence, conduct, proficiency, etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • mark — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a trace, sign, stain, scar, etc., on a surface, face, page, etc. 2 (esp. in comb.) a a written or printed symbol (exclamation mark; question mark). b a numerical or alphabetical award denoting excellence, conduct, proficiency, etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • mark — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. goal; imprint, stain; label, badge; token, symptom; symbol; standard, demarcation. See indication. v. t. inscribe, stain; note; check, indicate; delimit. See attention, speciality. mark down II (Roget …   English dictionary for students

  • mark — n 1. trace, line, score, rule, underline, underscore, streak, stroke; cut, gash, scratch, slash, scar, cicatrix, pock; tick, notch, chip, nick, pit, hachure; dent, impression, bruise; stain, blemish, blot, pimple; spot, dot, speck, blotch,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder


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