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noun as in comma

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noun as in reference mark

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Example Sentences

The greyscale layout is extremely slick and gets a nice bit of punctuation from the bright red escape key.

I picked up on the vibe that JBL wants to say its Bluetooth waterproof speakers are exciting and it aligns with the speaker’s overall bold look, though the punctuation is a little too flashy for my taste.

John Mueller said no, we don’t give any special consideration to punctuation after a link.

The zesty curry sauce is my punctuation of choice for the fried fare, the restaurant’s top-selling dish.

When there is automatic captioning on the video, the punctuation can be erratic, the words can be transcribed incorrectly and the caption is not always attributed to the speaker.

Completed in 1953 and composed with standard line breaks and punctuation, the book was completely ignored upon submission.

“And to see great fashion,” he added half-heartedly, in monotone and with no punctuation.

You might say that this is part of my side of the story… Please excuse my handwriting, punctuation, and spelling.

It was more like punctuation, a real life comma that emphasizes the constant pressures of our daily schedule.

The rise to infamy of the “SarcMark”® is unparalleled in the history of punctuation.

Inconsistencies in the author's spelling, punctuation, and use of hyphens have been retained as in the original book.

Spacing after punctuation standardized, inconsistent hyphenation and archaic spelling retained.

The want of a mark of punctuation, or the incorrect placing of it, will make the most woful confusion.

After this it becomes exceedingly common, and is even employed as a mark of punctuation between the words.

Transcriber's note: Minor spelling and punctuation inconsistencies, mainly quotes that had not been closed, have been harmonized.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to punctuation, such as: interval, and mark.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.