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Synonyms for parenthesis
pəˈrɛn θə sɪs; -ˌsiz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. parenthesis(noun)

    either of two punctuation marks (or) used to enclose textual material

    Synonyms:
    digression, excursus, aside, divagation

  2. digression, aside, excursus, divagation, parenthesis(noun)

    a message that departs from the main subject

    Synonyms:
    deflection, excursion, excursus, digression, divagation, deflexion, aside, diversion, deviation

Wiktionary

  1. parenthesis(noun)

    Synonyms:
    paren

  2. parenthesis(noun)

    A clause, phrase or word which is inserted (usually for explanation or amplification) into a passage which is already grammatically complete, and usually marked off with brackets, commas or dashes.

    Synonyms:
    round bracket, paren

  3. parenthesis(noun)

    Either of a pair of brackets, especially round brackets, ( and ) (used to enclose parenthetical material in a text).

    Synonyms:
    paren, round bracket

  4. parenthesis(noun)

    A digression; the use of such digressions.

    Synonyms:
    paren, round bracket

  5. parenthesis(noun)

    Such brackets as used to clarify expressions by grouping those terms affected by a common operator, or to enclose the components of a vector or the elements of a matrix.

    Synonyms:
    paren, round bracket

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "parenthesis":

    parentheses, brackets, bracket, hiatus, interlude

How to pronounce parenthesis?

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Alex
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