1 easy to see
extremely, fairly, very, etc.
especially, particularly, strongly

There is a strongly marked difference between the two creatures.

2 with markings

The animal's tail has clearly marked stripes.


Most cranes lay two heavily marked eggs.

beautifully, brightly

These trout are beautifully marked with bright red spots.

Marked is used with these nouns: ↑accent, ↑bias, ↑change, ↑contrast, ↑decline, ↑decrease, ↑departure, ↑deterioration, ↑difference, ↑discrepancy, ↑drop, ↑effect, ↑expansion, ↑fall, ↑improvement, ↑increase, ↑influence, ↑preference, ↑reduction, ↑reluctance, ↑resemblance, ↑shift, ↑similarity, ↑tendency, ↑trail, ↑trend, ↑variation

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  • Marked — (m[aum]rkt), a. Designated or distinguished by, or as by, a mark; hence; noticeable; conspicuous; as, a marked card; a marked coin; a marked instance. {Mark ed*ly}, adv. J. S. Mill. [1913 Webster] {A marked man}, a man who is noted by a community …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • marked — UK US /mɑːkt/ adjective ► very obvious: more/less marked »In the US, the fall has been even more marked, from 10.1 per cent in September to 6.6 per cent. a marked slowdown/increase/change »There has been a marked slowdown in revenue growth. ►… …   Financial and business terms

  • marked — [ markt ] adjective ** clear and noticeable: a marked difference/change/improvement/increase in someone/something: I noticed a marked difference in Sam s behavior. in marked contrast (=in a completely different way): It s warm and sunny now, in… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • marked — W3 [ma:kt US ma:rkt] adj 1.) [only before noun] very easy to notice = ↑noticeable ▪ a marked lack of enthusiasm ▪ The patient showed a marked improvement in her condition after changing medication. ▪ Miller s organized desk stood in marked… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • marked — [märkt] adj. 1. having a mark or marks (in various senses) 2. singled out to be watched or looked for as an object of suspicion, hostility, etc. [a marked man] 3. noticeable; obvious; appreciable; distinct; conspicuous [a marked change in… …   English World dictionary

  • marked — having a mark, O.E. gemearcodan (see MARK (Cf. mark) (v.)). Meaning clearly defined (pronounced as two syllables) is from 1795. Related: MARKEDLY (Cf. Markedly). Marked man one who is watched with hostile intent is from 1769 …   Etymology dictionary

  • marked — marked; un·marked; …   English syllables

  • marked — ► ADJECTIVE 1) having a visible mark or other identifying feature. 2) clearly noticeable. 3) singled out as a target for attack: a marked man. DERIVATIVES markedly adverb markedness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • marked — index certain (particular), certain (specific), considerable, conspicuous, distinct (distinguished from others), distinctive …   Law dictionary

  • marked — англ. [макт] markiert нем. [марки/рт] marque фр. [маркэ/] выделяя, подчеркивая ◊ marquer la mesure [маркэ/ ла мэзю/р] отбивать такт …   Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

  • marked — [adj] apparent, obvious arresting, clear, considerable, conspicuous, decided, distinct, evident, manifest, notable, noted, noticeable, outstanding, patent, pointed, prominent, pronounced, remarkable, salient, signal, striking; concepts… …   New thesaurus

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