HyperDic: mar

English > 4 senses of the word Mar / mar:
VERBchangemar, impair, spoil, deflower, vitiatemake imperfect
bodymar, mutilatedestroy or injure severely
NOUNtimeMar, Marchthe month following February and preceding April
attributemar, blemish, defecta mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)
Mar / mar > pronunciation
RhymesAdar ... Zanzibar: 81 rhymes with aar...
English > Mar: 4 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningThe month following February and preceding April.
Part ofGregorian calendar, New Style calendarThe solar calendar now in general use, introduced by Gregory XIII in 1582 to correct an error in the Julian calendar by suppressing 10 days, making Oct 5 be called Oct 15, and providing that only centenary years divisible by 400 should be leap years
PartsAnnunciation, Lady Day, Annunciation Day, March 25A festival commemorating the announcement of the Incarnation by the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary
Saint Joseph, St Joseph, March 19A Christian holy day
Texas Independence Day, March 2Texans celebrate the anniversary of Texas' declaration of independence from Mexico in 1836
mid-MarchThe middle part of March
vernal equinox, March equinox, spring equinoxMarch 21
BroaderGregorian calendar monthA month in the Gregorian calendar
SpanishMarch, Mar, mar, marzo
CatalanMarch, març, Mar
English > mar: 4 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body).
Synonymsblemish, defect
Narrowerbirthmark, nevusA blemish on the skin that is formed before birth
blackhead, comedoA black-tipped plug clogging a pore of the skin
burn, burn markA place or area that has been burned (especially on a person's body)
chatter markA mark made by a chattering tool on the surface of a workpiece
check, chipA mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken ... / broken off of something
crackA blemish resulting from a break without complete separation of the parts
dent, ding, gouge, nickAn impression in a surface (as made by a blow / blow)
moleA small congenital pigmented spot on the skin
scratch, scrape, scar, markAn indication of damage
smudge, spot, blot, daub, smear, smirch, slurA blemish made by dirt
stigmaA skin lesion that is a diagnostic sign of some disease
wart, verruca(pathology) a firm abnormal elevated blemish on the skin
whitehead, miliumA small whitish / whitish lump in the skin due to a clogged sebaceous gland
Broaderappearance, visual aspectoutward or visible aspect of a person or thing
Spanishdefecto, imperfección, mácula, mancha, marca, tacha, tara
Catalandefecte, imperfecció, màcula, tara
Verbsmarmake imperfect
English > mar: 4 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningmake imperfect.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"nothing marred her beauty"
Synonymsimpair, spoil, deflower, vitiate
Narrowerdeface, disfigure, blemishmar or spoil the appearance of
defile, sully, corrupt, taint, cloudplace under suspicion or cast doubt upon
Broaderdamageinflict damage / damage upon
Spanisharruinar, desflorar, deteriorar, estropear, macular, manchar, viciar
Catalandeteriorar, espatllar, macular, tacar
Nounsmara mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)
English > mar: 4 senses > verb 2, body
MeaningDestroy or injure severely.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Entailed bymaul, mangleinjure badly by beating
Narrowergouge, force outForce with the thumb
Broadermaiminjure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation

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