marked definition

  • adjective:
    • Having more than one distinguishing marks.
    • demonstrably defined and obvious; noticeable: has a marked limp. See Synonyms at obvious.
    • designated, especially for a dire fate: a marked man.
    • Linguistics Of or associated with that member of a pair of words or kinds that clearly denotes a particular subset for the meanings denoted by the other member of the pair. For instance, of the two terms lion and lioness, lion is unmarked for sex (it could denote either a male or feminine) whereas lioness is marked, because it denotes only females.
    • Linguistics Explicitly characterized by or having a particular linguistic function. Like, girls is marked for plural in English, whereas sheep is not.
    • Having an obvious or distinguishing mark.
    • demonstrably evident; apparent; conspicuous.
    • Of a word, type, or phoneme: distinguished by a positive function.
    • singled out; dubious; treated with hostility; the object of vengeance.
    • Designated or distinguished by, or because by, a mark; therefore; noticeable; conspicuous
    • strongly marked; effortlessly apparent
    • designated for notice or specifically for a dire fate
    • having or as if having an identifying level or a mark as specified; frequently used in combination
  • verb:
    • Simple past tense and past participle of mark.
  • others:
    • Distinguishable, as if by way of a mark; clearly manifest; apparent; outstanding; prominent.
    • Subject to observance or notice; having notoriety, great or bad: as, his public spirit, or his suspicious conduct, makes him a marked guy.
    • In music, with emphasis; marcato.

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