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English noun: bracket

1. bracket (group) a category falling within certain defined limits


Broader (hypernym)set


Narrower (hyponym)income bracket, income tax bracket, price bracket, tax bracket

2. bracket (communication) either of two punctuation marks (`<' or `>') used in computer programming and sometimes used to enclose textual material


Synonymsangle bracket


Broader (hypernym)punctuation, punctuation mark

3. bracket (communication) either of two punctuation marks ([ or ]) used to enclose textual material


Synonymssquare bracket


Broader (hypernym)punctuation, punctuation mark

4. bracket (artifact) a support projecting from a wall (as to hold a shelf)


Synonymswall bracket


Broader (hypernym)support


Narrower (hyponym)angle bracket, angle iron, console, corbel, modillion, sconce, shelf bracket, truss


English verb: bracket

1. bracket (contact) support with brackets


SamplesBracket bookshelves.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)hold, hold up, support, sustain

2. bracket (communication) place into brackets


SamplesPlease bracket this remark.


Synonymsbracket out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)edit, redact

3. bracket (cognition) classify or group


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something with something


Broader (hypernym)group









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