mark off (1)
Meaning: If you mark off items on a list, you mark each one after you've dealt with it.Synonym: check off (American), tick off (British)
- mark off sth Check the guest list and mark off each person's name when they arrive.
- mark sth off Bingo players each have a card with numbers on it and if one of their numbers is called out, they mark it off.
When I go shopping I take my shopping list, and when I've got something I need, I mark it off