Definition of markedly in English:



  • To an extent that is clearly noticeable; significantly.

    ‘new diagnoses have increased markedly since 1998’
    [as submodifier] ‘this advice is markedly different to that last year’
    • ‘This will force the national team to opt for a markedly aggressive, attacking style of play.’
    • ‘This can reduce our interest bills markedly, and have a substantial impact over the years.’
    • ‘The accent in New Zealand has changed rather markedly from the early colonial days until now.’
    • ‘The holiday may not have gone entirely to plan, but the PM's body language has changed markedly.’
    • ‘Have you noticed how markedly hospitals have improved in the last few years?’
    noticeably, decidedly, strikingly, distinctly, remarkably, clearly, plainly
    blatantly, glaringly, unmistakably, conspicuously, pointedly, obviously, manifestly, patently, palpably, signally, significantly, greatly, considerably, substantially, recognizably, discernibly, notably, apparently, evidently, to a marked extent, to a great extent
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