Definition of Parentheses

1. Noun. (plural of parenthesis) ¹

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Definition of Parentheses

1. parenthesis [n] - See also: parenthesis

Lexicographical Neighbors of Parentheses

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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 ..."