mark 1 n1: a character usu. in the form of a cross or X that is made as a substitute for a signature by a person who cannot or is unwilling to write2: a character, device, label, brand, seal, or other sign put on an article or used in connection with a service esp. to show the maker or owner, to certify quality, or for identification:a: trademarkb: service markmark 2 vt1: to fix or trace out the bounds or limits ofa landowner mark ing his boundary2: to affix a significant identifying mark (as a trademark) tomark to the market1: to adjust (cash deposited with a lender of securities) to the prevailing market price2: to value (an option or futures contract) in accordance with the market value prevailing on the last business day of the year for tax purposes
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
attaint, attend (heed), brand, characterize, clue, color (complexion), consider, deface, degree (station), demarcate, denote, designate, designation (symbol), discriminate (distinguish), earmark, eminence, expression (manifestation), feature (characteristic), goal, heed, importance, impression, index (catalog), indicant, indication, indicator, inscribe, inscription, intention, interest (concern), label (noun), label (verb), magnitude, manifest, manifestation, monument, note (notice), note (record), notice (observe), objective, observe (watch), particularity, perceive, prestige, property (distinctive attribute), recognize (perceive), record, regard (pay attention), reputation, select, significance, signify (denote), smear, speciality, specialty (distinctive mark), stain, stamp, subscribe (sign), symbol, symptom, target, trademark, trait, witness (have direct knowledge of)
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
An "X" or other writing that serves as a signature, made by a person who is too weak or does not know how to sign his or her full name.Category: Small Claims Court & LawsuitsCategory: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Wills
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009.
n.an "X" made by a person who is illiterate or too weak to sign his/her full name, used in the expression "His Mark," or "Her Mark." On the rare occasion that this occurs, the "X" should be within or next to a notation such as "Theresa Testator, her mark." If the mark is intended as a signature to a will it should be formally witnessed (as signatures are) to make the will valid.See also: will
Law dictionary. EdwART. 2013.
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