What is another word for brackets?

279 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ bɹˈakɪts], [ bɹˈakɪts], [ b_ɹ_ˈa_k_ɪ_t_s]

Brackets, also known as parentheses, are used to enclose information in a written document or mathematical equation. Other synonyms for brackets include parentheses, square brackets, brace brackets, angle brackets, curly brackets, and parentheses-enclosure. Each of these has their own specific use case; for example, square brackets [ ] are commonly used to add explanatory text within a quote, while angle brackets < > are used in computer programming languages. The choice of which type of bracket to use depends on the context and desired effect. In any case, using the appropriate brackets can help make written communication clearer and more effective.

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Usage examples for Brackets

All seatings, cross-rails, principal brackets and fixings are planed or milled.
"Illustrated Catalogue of Cotton Machinery"
Howard & Bullough American Machine Company, Ltd.
Multi-line fractions have been rendered on one line with the addition of extra brackets if required to ensure clarity.
"Hertzian Wave Wireless Telegraphy"
John Ambrose Fleming
There are several occurrences of square brackets used by the author.
"Makers of Modern Medicine"
James J. Walsh

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