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bracket

 
Noun bracket has 4 senses
  1. bracket - a category falling within certain defined limits
    --1 is a kind of
    set
    --1 has particulars: income bracket, tax bracket, income tax bracket; price bracket
    Derived form: verb bracket3
  2. bracket, square bracket - either of two punctuation marks ([ or ]) used to enclose textual material
    --2 is a kind of punctuation, punctuation mark
    Derived form: verb bracket2
  3. angle bracket, bracket - either of two punctuation marks (`<' or `>') sometimes used to enclose textual material
    --3 is a kind of punctuation, punctuation mark
    Derived form: verb bracket2
  4. bracket - an L-shaped support projecting from a wall (as to hold a shelf)
    --4 is a kind of
    support
    --4 has particulars:
     angle bracket, angle iron; console; corbel, truss; modillion; shelf bracket
    Derived form: verb bracket1
Verb bracket has 3 senses
  1. bracket - support with brackets; "bracket bookshelves"
    --1 is one way to
    hold, support, sustain, hold up
    Derived form: noun bracket4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. bracket, bracket out - place into brackets; "Please bracket this remark"
    --2 is one way to edit, redact
    Derived forms: noun bracket3, noun bracket2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. bracket - classify or group
    --3 is one way to
    group
    Derived form: noun bracket1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something with something
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