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Meaning of MAR

Pronunciation:  mâr

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the month following February and preceding April
  2. [v]  destroy, as of a limb
  3. [v]  make imperfect; "nothing marred her beauty"
 

MAR is a 3 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: deflower, impair, March, mutilate, spoil, vitiate
 
 See Also: Annunciation, Annunciation Day, blemish, cloud, corrupt, damage, deface, defile, disfigure, force out, gouge, Gregorian calendar, Gregorian calendar month, Lady Day, maim, March 19, March 2, March 25, mid-March, New Style, Saint Joseph, spring, springtime, St Joseph, sully, taint, Texas Independence Day

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Mar\, n.
    A small lake. See {Mere}. [Prov. Eng.]
    
    
  2. \Mar\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Marred} (m["a]rd); p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Marring}.] [OE. marren, merren, AS. merran, myrran (in
    comp.), to obstruct, impede, dissipate; akin to OS. merrian,
    OHG. marrjan, merran; cf. D. marren, meeren, to moor a ship,
    Icel. merja to bruise, crush, and Goth. marzjan to offend.
    Cf. {Moor}, v.]
    1. To make defective; to do injury to, esp. by cutting off or
       defacing a part; to impair; to disfigure; to deface.
    
             I pray you mar no more trees with wiring love songs
             in their barks.                       --Shak.
    
             But mirth is marred, and the good cheer is lost.
                                                   --Dryden.
    
             Ire, envy, and despair Which marred all his borrowed
             visage.                               --Milton.
    
    2. To spoil; to ruin. ``It makes us, or it mars us.''
       ``Striving to mend, to mar the subject.'' --Shak.
    
    
  3. \Mar\, n.
    A mark or blemish made by bruising, scratching, or the like;
    a disfigurement.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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