Marked vs Markable - What's the difference?

marked | markable |

As adjectives the difference between marked and markable

is that marked is while markable is capable of being marked.



Etymology 1

From (mark) (noun)

Alternative forms



(en adjective)
  • Having a visible or identifying mark.
  • # Of a playing card: having a secret mark on the back for cheating.
  • Clearly evident; noticeable; conspicuous.
  • The eighth century BC saw a marked increase in the general wealth of Cyprus.
  • (linguistics) Of a word, form, or phoneme: distinguished by a positive feature.
  • e.g. in author'' and ''authoress , the latter is marked for its gender by a suffix.
  • singled out; suspicious; treated with hostility; the object of vengeance.
  • A marked man.
    Usage notes
    * This adjectival sense of this word is sometimes written , rather than being silent, as in the verb form. This usage is largely restricted to poetry and other works in which it is important that the adjective’s disyllabicity be made explicit.

    Etymology 2

    See (mark) (verb)


  • (mark)
  • Anagrams

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    (en adjective)
  • Capable of being marked.
  • (obsolete) remarkable
  • (Sandys)