mark down

mark down
verb
reduce the price of
Ant: ↑mark up
Hypernyms: ↑shave, ↑knock off
Hyponyms: ↑discount
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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mark down [phrasal verb]
1 mark down or mark (someone or something) down or mark down (someone or something) : to give a lower mark to (someone or something)

mark a student down for not acknowledging his sources

Your paper was well-written, but I had to mark it down [=give it a lower grade] for being late.

Some teachers mark down for poor penmanship.

2 mark (something) down or mark down (something) : to give (something) a lower price

a product marked down from $15 to $13.75

Everything has been marked down for the sale.

— see also markdown
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Main Entry:mark

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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