(noun, verb)


1. identification mark on the ear of a domestic animal

Definition categories: communication, mark, marker, marking

2. a distinctive characteristic or attribute

Similar word(s): hallmark, trademark

Definition categories: attribute, characteristic


1. give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause

- I will earmark this money for your research

Similar word(s): allow, appropriate, reserve

Definition categories: cognition, allot, assign, portion

Sentences with earmark as a verb:

- You can donate to the organization as a whole, or you can earmark your contribution for a particular project.