Enlighten vs Remark - What's the difference?
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Enlighten is a related term of remark.
As verbs the difference between enlighten and remark
is that enlighten
is to supply with light; to illuminate; as, the sun enlightens the earth while remark
is to make a remark or remarks; to comment or remark
can be to mark again (a piece of work).
As a noun remark is
act of pointing out or attentively noticing; notice or observation or remark
can be a mark that replaces another mark.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
To supply with light; to illuminate; as, the sun enlightens the earth.
To make clear to the intellect or conscience; to shed the light of truth and knowledge upon; to furnish with increase of knowledge; to instruct; as, to enlighten the mind or understanding.
From (etyl) remarquer, from ; see mark.
Act of pointing out or attentively noticing; notice or observation.
The expression, in speech or writing, of something remarked or noticed; the mention of that which is worthy of attention or notice; hence, also, a casual observation, comment, or statement; as, a pertinent remark.
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To make a remark or remarks; to comment.
To mark in a notable manner; to distinguish clearly; to make noticeable or conspicuous; to point out.
- Thou art a man remarked to taste a mischief.
To take notice of, or to observe, mentally.
To express in words or writing, as observed or noticed; to state; to say; -- often with a substantive clause
- His manacles remark him; there he sits.
- He remarked that it was time to go.
A mark that replaces another mark.
To mark again (a piece of work).