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 for To mark out
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mark \Mark\ (m[aum]rk), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Marked
     (m[aum]rkt); p. pr. & vb. n. Marking.] [OE. marken, merken,
     AS. mearcian, from mearc. See Mark the sign.]
     1. To put a mark upon; to affix a significant mark to; to
        make recognizable by a mark; as, to mark a box or bale of
        merchandise; to mark clothing.
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     2. To be a mark upon; to designate; to indicate; -- used
        literally and figuratively; as, this monument marks the
        spot where Wolfe died; his courage and energy marked him
        for a leader.
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     3. To leave a trace, scratch, scar, or other mark, upon, or
        any evidence of action; as, a pencil marks paper; his
        hobnails marked the floor.
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     4. To keep account of; to enumerate and register; as, to mark
        the points in a game of billiards or cards.
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     5. To notice or observe; to give attention to; to take note
        of; to remark; to heed; to regard; as, mark my words.
        "Mark the perfect man." --Ps. xxxvii. 37.
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     To mark out.
        (a) To designate, as by a mark; to select; as, the
            ringleaders were marked out for punishment.
        (b) To obliterate or cancel with a mark; as, to mark out
            an item in an account.
  
     To mark time (Mil.), to keep the time of a marching step by
        moving the legs alternately without advancing.
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     Syn: To note; remark; notice; observe; regard; heed; show;
          evince; indicate; point out; betoken; denote;
          characterize; stamp; imprint; impress; brand.
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