Marked 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.
A marked man, a man who is noted by a community, or by a part of it, as, for excellence or depravity; -- usually with an unfavorable suggestion.
Mark v. t. [imp. & p. p. Marked p. pr. & vb. n. Marking.]
1. To put a mark upon; to affix a significant mark to; to make recognizable by a mark; as, to mark a box or bale of merchandise; to mark clothing.
2. To be a mark upon; to designate; to indicate; -- used literally and figuratively; as, this monument marks the spot where Wolfe died; his courage and energy marked him for a leader.
3. To leave a trace, scratch, scar, or other mark, upon, or any evidence of action; as, a pencil marks paper; his hobnails marked the floor.
4. To keep account of; to enumerate and register; as, to mark the points in a game of billiards or cards.
5. To notice or observe; to give attention to; to take note of; to remark; to heed; to regard; as, mark my words. “Mark the perfect man.”
To mark out. (a) To designate, as by a mark; to select; as, the ringleaders were marked out for punishment. (b) To obliterate or cancel with a mark; as, to mark out an item in an account.
To mark time Mil., to keep the time of a marching step by moving the legs alternately without advancing.
Syn: -- To note; remark; notice; observe; regard; heed; show; evince; indicate; point out; betoken; denote; characterize; stamp; imprint; impress; brand.
adj 1: strongly marked; easily noticeable; "walked with a marked
limp"; "a pronounced flavor of cinnamon" [syn: pronounced]
2: singled out for notice or especially for a dire fate; "a
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" [ant: unmarked]