Synonyms for toe the mark

Grammar : Verb
Spell : lahyn
Phonetic Transcription : laɪn

Top 10 synonyms for toe the mark Other synonyms for the word toe the mark

Définition of toe the mark

Origin :
  • late 14c., "to tie with a cord," from line (n.). Meaning "to mark or mark off with lines" is from mid-15c. Sense of "to arrange in a line" is from 1640s; that of "to join a line" is by 1773. To line up "form a line" is attested by 1889, in U.S. football.
  • As in kowtow : verb grovel
  • As in oblige : verb do a favor or kindness
  • As in suit : verb adapt, tailor
  • As in behave : verb act reasonably, properly
  • As in yield : verb grant, allow
  • As in toe the line : verb obey the rules

Antonyms for toe the mark

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