What does brackets mean?

Definitions for brackets
brack·ets

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Editors Contribution

  1. brackets

    A known symbol of two types used on a keyboard, computer software, online dictionary, dictionary definition, text or document which an editor, lexicographer, user or writer can insert text in between each symbol to indicate they are referring to the text, instruction or information within the symbol.

    Some lexicographers prefer not to use brackets,, others love to use them.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on June 14, 2016  

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'brackets' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3145

How to pronounce brackets?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say brackets in sign language?

  1. brackets

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of brackets in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of brackets in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of brackets in a Sentence

  1. Jennifer Morgan:

    That's how you can track progress in the negotiations -- is where the brackets are.

  2. Seth Merrin:

    It's been the realm of the big bulge brackets and they've made so much money that they've crowded everybody else out of the market.

  3. Ben Vegthe:

    If you have a dollar to spend on retirement security, it's much better to spend it on Social Security than by spreading it out along tax brackets to incent retirement savings.

  4. Marco Rubio:

    It's not my job to tell you who to vote for, but I am going to tell you who I am going to vote for. And I'm gonna tell you why. I'm going to vote for Marco Rubio, our founding fathers did not give us a commander in chief to fill out March madness basketball brackets or to sample golf courses on the eastern seaboard.

Images & Illustrations of brackets

  1. brackets

Popularity rank by frequency of use

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