(adjective, verb)


1. strongly marked; easily noticeable

- walked with a marked limp

Similar word(s): noticeable, pronounced

2. singled out for notice or especially for a dire fate

- a marked man

Similar word(s): conspicuous

3. having or as if having an identifying mark or a mark as specified; often used in combination

- played with marked cards

- a scar-marked face

- well-marked roads

Similar word(s): asterisked, starred, barred, scarred, masked

Sentences with marked as an adjective:

- The eighth century BC saw a marked increase in the general wealth of Cyprus.

- e.g. in author and authoress, the latter is marked for its gender by a suffix.


1. simple past tense and past participle of mark