Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
British to judge the quality of a student’s work and write a mark on it
to judge the quality of a student’s work by giving it a letter or number
to officially judge that someone has been successful in an examination or test because they have achieved a satisfactory standard
to decide that someone or something has not achieved a satisfactory score or standard
to give a student a lower mark for their work for a particular reason
to give someone a lower mark for an examination than they received at first
mainly American to give a student a degree or other qualification after a course of study
to give someone an official document stating that they have passed an examination or have achieved the qualifications necessary to work in a particular profession
the action of deliberately dropping your microphone at the end of a speech or performance to show you think it was so good that nothing better could follow it
a substance that women put on their lips to make them shiny
moving with rhythm, together as one
A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.
Free thesaurus definition of to judge a student s work and to give it a mark from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.