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synonyms for mark time

On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mark time, such as: abide, bide, bide one's time, cool one's heels, pass time, and queue up.

How to use mark time in a sentence

  • To the left—face—quick march, to the left—turn—to the right—turn—close files—mark time—right—left—right—left—forward.

    Newton Forster | Captain Frederick Marryat
  • This instrument is employed both to mark time, and to produce variety in sound.

    The Indian in his Wigwam | Henry R. Schoolcraft
  • The wind in the tree-tops overhead sighs in soft music, and ever and anon a leaf falls with a slight rustle to mark time.

    The Hills and the Vale | Richard Jefferies
  • Hawkins wheeled his line to the right, making the pivot-mark time, and passed along the end of the yard, which was deserted.

    The Incendiary | W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
  • Susan, holding "the highest ground," found it difficult to mark time until she could find her place in the reconstruction.

    Susan B. Anthony | Alma Lutz

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