American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Having one or more distinguishing marks.
- adj. Clearly defined and evident; noticeable: has a marked limp. See Synonyms at noticeable.
- adj. Singled out, especially for a dire fate: a marked man.
- adj. Linguistics Of or relating to that member of a pair of words or forms that explicitly denotes a particular subset of the meanings denoted by the other member of the pair. For example, of the two words lion and lioness, lion is unmarked for gender (it can denote either a male or female) whereas lioness is marked, since it denotes only females.
- adj. Linguistics Explicitly characterized by or having a particular linguistic feature. For example, girls is marked for plural in English, whereas sheep is not.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Distinguishable, as if by means of a mark; plainly manifest; noticeable; outstanding; prominent.
- Subject to observation or notice; having notoriety, good or bad: as, his public spirit, or his suspicious conduct, makes him a marked man.
- In music, with emphasis; marcato.
- adj. Having a visible or identifying mark.
- adj. Clearly evident; noticeable; conspicuous.
- adj. linguistics Of a word, form, or phoneme: distinguished by a positive feature.
- adj. singled out; suspicious; treated with hostility; the object of vengeance.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of mark.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Designated or distinguished by, or as by, a mark; hence; noticeable; conspicuous.
- adj. strongly marked; easily noticeable
- adj. singled out for notice or especially for a dire fate
- adj. having or as if having an identifying mark or a mark as specified; often used in combination
- See mark (verb) (Wiktionary)
“The tape, too, was fixed with a label marked with initials and a date matching the ones on the box.”
“After nearly two years of writing this blog and almost 200 posts Christopher Hitchens' has been referred to only five times click on the label marked 'The Hitch' for the evidence.”
“The title marked distrust for the tycoons and the new freedom that spawned them, as liberty blurred into anarchy, crime soared and many Russians sought security in the icy paternalism of President Vladimir Putin.”
“Lady Demolines — as his wife had told him, because her title marked her.”
“The name marked with a heavy black felt-tip pen was that of the noted popular historian William Franklin.”
“There was no doubt about Lady Demolines, -- as his wife had told him, because her title marked her.”
“It is operating around the clock to keep up with demand and hopes to be exporting 10 million pairs a day by the end of the year, each set complete with a label marked 'Made in USA.”
“It is striped grey and blue, with dark buttons, no pockets and it has a tag marked U-609 on the front - the U signifying that she was Hungarian.”
“Kléber forestalled the term marked out by the general who had let his mantle fall upon his shoulders, and he concluded the treaty of El Arish, a monument of his sorrow and desolation.”
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