mark down
transitive verb Date: 1859 to put a lower price on

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  • mark-down — (n.) 1880, from expression mark down reduce in price (see MARK (Cf. mark) (v.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • mark-down — markˈ down see ↑mark down below. • • • Main Entry: ↑mark …   Useful english dictionary

  • mark down — (something) to reduce the price of something. The machine, originally priced at $50, was marked down to $37.50. If it doesn t sell at full price, we ll have to mark it down …   New idioms dictionary

  • mark|down — «MAHRK DOWN», noun, adjective. –n. 1. a decrease in the price of an article: »Spurts of selling mostly in small blocks touched off almost hourly markdowns (Wall Street Journal). 2. the amount of this decrease. –adj. of, having to do with, or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • mark down — index book, cast (register), decrease, deduct (reduce), discount (reduce), enter ( …   Law dictionary

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

  • mark down — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you mark something down, you write it down. [V n P] I tend to forget things unless I mark them down... [V P n (not pron)] As he marks down the prices, he stops now and then to pack things into a large bag. 2) PHRASAL VERB If… …   English dictionary

  • mark down — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms mark down : present tense I/you/we/they mark down he/she/it marks down present participle marking down past tense marked down past participle marked down 1) to write something in order to have a record of it… …   English dictionary

  • mark down — /ˌmɑ:k daυn/ verb to make the price of something lower ♦ to mark down a price to lower the price of something ● This range has been marked down to $24.99. ● We have marked all prices down by 30% for the sale …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • mark·down — /ˈmɑɚkˌdaʊn/ noun, pl downs [count] : a reduction in price a markdown of 10 percent = a 10 percent markdown see also mark down at ↑mark, 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • mark down — phr verb Mark down is used with these nouns as the object: ↑price …   Collocations dictionary

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