mark off - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theymark off
he/she/itmarks off
present participlemarking off
past tensemarked off
past participlemarked off
  1. 1
    to mark the limits of an area using a line, fence, rope etc
    mark something off with something:

    The crime scene was marked off with official police tape.

  2. 2
    to mark something with a word, letter, or symbol in order to show that you have dealt with it

    He marked off the names of all the suitable candidates.

  3. 3
    British same as mark out
See also main entry: mark