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synonyms for parentheses

  • apostrophe
  • aside
  • deflection
  • departure
  • detour
  • deviation
  • difference
  • divagation
  • divergence
  • divergency
  • diversion
  • drifting
  • episode
  • excursion
  • excursus
  • footnote
  • incident
  • irrelevancy
  • note
  • tangent
  • variation
  • wandering
  • discursion
  • obiter dictum
  • rambling

antonyms for parentheses

MOST RELEVANT
  • accord
  • agreement
  • conformity
  • sameness
  • similarity
  • uniformity
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How to use parentheses in a sentence

On some reading devices, inline stage directions are set off from the text by parentheses added by the transcriber.
THE FATAL DOWRYPHILIP MASSINGER
Clicking on the words in parentheses will take show the text as edited.
DAISY ASHFORD: HER BOOKDAISY ASHFORD
Spelling corrections: (number in parentheses) indicate the number of times the word was spelled correctly in the original text.
THE RED CITYS. WEIR MITCHELL
The numbers in parentheses in the sequel refer to the preliminary propositions above given.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
The word "is" in the translations, although marked with parentheses, is not deemed wholly gratuitous.
SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORATORY EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, IN 1820HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
Parenthet′ic, -al, of the nature of a parenthesis: expressed in a parenthesis: using parentheses.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
The capital letters in the parentheses refer to illustrations.
THE GRAPES OF NEW YORKU. P. HEDRICK
The original book enclosed all the letters of reference in parentheses for this Plate and Plate 26 only.
A MONOGRAPH ON THE SUB-CLASS CIRRIPEDIA (VOLUME 2 OF 2)CHARLES DARWIN
The original book enclosed all the letters of reference in parentheses for this Plate and Plate 29 only.
A MONOGRAPH ON THE SUB-CLASS CIRRIPEDIA (VOLUME 2 OF 2)CHARLES DARWIN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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