Part of speech:
Strong or pronounced; prominent:
Explicitly characterized by or having a particular linguistic feature. For example, girls is marked for plural in English, whereas sheep is not.
Worth noticing; significant
A measurable property of a physical system, such as mass or momentum. In quantum mechanics, observables correspond to mathematical operators used in the calculation of measurable quantities. Operators that do not commute , having a nonzero commutator , correspond to observables that cannot be precisely measured at the same time, such as momentum and position.
Still in existence; not settled or resolved:
Characterized by the use of a pointed crown, as in Gothic architecture:
Prominent is defined as someone who is known by many people.
Strongly marked; distinct:
Attracting or worthy of notice, especially for being unusual or extraordinary:
Most important or notable
Notably out of the ordinary:
Very noticeable or impressive; specif., very attractive in appearance
Readily attracting notice
To stop the movement or progress of:
To come or bring to a halt; stop, esp. temporarily
To be successful in coming or going:
To get (something required), usually quickly or for a brief period:
To get hold of; gain or win:
To seize (a fugitive or wrongdoer); arrest.
To understand something.
To fasten, join, or attach with or as if with a nail.
To seize by the collar
To be capable of holding:
To check (a blow, stroke, or thrust); parry; counter
Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
To get possession of by unscrupulous methods
To lay sudden or forcible hold of something.
To get hold or possession of; obtain; acquire
To keep in custody; confine
To put in a prison or jail.
Jail is defined as to put someone into a place that they can't get out of.
To put or keep in prison; jail
To attract and hold:
The definition of thwart is to hinder or stop something from happening.
To capture physically; seize:
To have or take origin or descent:
To get hold or control of (something difficult to catch):
To retard is to prevent progress or growth.
To restrain is defined as to hold back or keep under control.
To put off to a distant time; to delay; to defer.
(Slang) To take into custody; arrest.
To block or stop up (a passage) with obstacles or impediments; dam; clog
To get or bring in as a net; clear as profit, etc.
The definition of intercept is to get in the middle of someone or something and his/its final destination and prevent the person or thing from getting to the final destination.
To take hold of with a hook
To keep back; restrain; get in the way of; prevent; stop
(Intransitive) To become (much) smaller.
To keep or discourage (a person, group, or nation) from doing something by instilling fear, anxiety, doubt, etc.
To put off; postpone.
To put up in airtight cans or jars for preservation
(Law) To take (property) into custody of a court by writ
Restrict is defined as to keep someone or something within certain limits.
To capture or hold the attention of completely; hold spellbound
To hold under or as if under a spell; enchant or fascinate.
To fix or hold (the eyes, attention, etc.) firmly
To hold the attention of; transfix, captivate, fascinate, etc.
To secure and maintain a tight hold on; seize firmly.
To hold the attention of by being very interesting or delightful; charm; captivate
(Archaic) To stop; end
To stop or cause to stop through some malfunction
To stop, discontinue, or resign from
To stop; end
To parole is to allow for the release of a prisoner.
(Chem.) To free from combination in a compound
To loosen; to relax; to remove the obligation of.
Encourage is defined as to give someone hope, confidence or support.
To keep from happening; avert:
To arouse strong feeling in:
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