¹ *Source: wiktionary.com*

### Definition of Parentheses

**1.** parenthesis [n] - See also: parenthesis

### Lexicographical Neighbors of Parentheses

### Literary usage of Parentheses

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

**1.** *Elementary Algebra* by Herbert Ellsworth Slaught, Nels Johann Lennes (1915)

"**parentheses** preceded by the sign + may be removed without further change.
**parentheses** preceded bу the sign — may be removed by changing the sign of each ..."**2.** *College Algebra* by Henry Lewis Rietz, Arthur Robert Crathorne (1919)

"Removal of **parentheses**. A single pair of **parentheses** can always be removed from an
... Expressions often occur with more than one pair of **parentheses**. ..."**3.** *Algebra: First Course* by Edith Long, William Charles Brenke (1913)

"Removal of **parentheses**. From what you have now learned about polynomials you ...
When a polynomial is inclosed in **parentheses** preceded by a positive sign, ..."**4.** *English Words with Native Roots and with Greek, Latin, Or Romance Suffixes* by George Albert Nicholson (1916)

"The figures in **parentheses** before the various divisions under each class of each
... The question mark in **parentheses** (?), indicates that the date of first ..."**5.** *On the Foundation and Technic of Arithmetic* by George Bruce Halsted (1912)

"When we can get a third number from two given numbers by a definite operation,
the two given numbers **parentheses**. J , *. s , ', „ joined by the sign for the ..."**6.** *A Manual of the Mechanics of Writing* by Raymond Woodbury Pence (1921)

"**parentheses** General principle. 68. **parentheses** are sometimes used to inclose ...
At the present time **parentheses** are being replaced by dashes (see 61), ..."**7.** *New High School Algebra* by Webster Wells, Walter Wilson Hart (1912)

"INTRODUCTION OF **parentheses** 50. Sometimes it is necessary to introduce **parentheses**
... What is the rule for removing **parentheses** preceded by a plus sign ? ..."**8.** *A Manual of Composition and Rhetoric: A Text-book for Schools and Colleges* by John Seely Hart (1892)

"**parentheses**. Keep clear of **parentheses**. Blair's Opinion of **parentheses**.—" On some
occasions, **parentheses** may have a spirited appearance, as prompted by a ..."