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Synonyms for bracket

a division of persons or things by quality, rank, or grade

to come or bring together in one's mind or imagination

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a category falling within certain defined limits

either of two punctuation marks ('<' or="" '="">') used in computer programming and sometimes used to enclose textual material

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

a support projecting from a wall (as to hold a shelf)

support with brackets

place into brackets

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classify or group

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References in classic literature ?
91} I suppose the lines I have enclosed in brackets to have been added by the author when she enlarged her original scheme by the addition of books i.
107} I suppose the passage within brackets to have been an afterthought but to have been written by the same hand as the rest of the poem.
It is clear from the text that there were two [caves] not one, but some one has enclosed in brackets the two lines in which the second cave is mentioned, I presume because he found himself puzzled by having a second cave sprung upon him when up to this point he had only been told of one.
He compared the writing in the bracket with the writing of the certificate placed beneath Morrel's petition, and discovered that the note in the bracket was the some writing as the certificate -- that is to say, was in Villefort's handwriting.
No one but an acrobat or a sailor could have got up to that bell-rope from the bracket, and no one but a sailor could have made the knots with which the cord was fastened to the chair.
There was a roughly painted iron bedstead, two gray cotton curtains were suspended from a wooden bracket above it, and a threadbare strip of carpet lay at the foot; it was like a bed in a hospital.
At a dark turn under a gas bracket whose flame was half turned down his self-confidence abandoned him altogether.
A gas bracket hung from the middle of the ceiling over a dark, shabby writing-desk covered with a litter of yellowish dusty documents.
A single light was burning from a bracket in the wall, insufficient to illuminate the empty spaces, but enough to keep him from stumbling.
Shelf, bracket, locker, hook, and drawer were equally within reach, and were equally contrived with a view to avoiding waste of room, and providing some snug inches of stowage for something that would have exactly fitted nowhere else.
A bronze dragon nailed by the tail to a bracket writhed away from the wall in calm convolutions, and held, between the conventional fury of its jaws, a crude gas flame that resembled a butterfly.
Leaving the lamp on a bracket on the landing, she opened a door, and went in, accompanied by the sceptical guest.
The business was of too modest a character to support a life-size Highlander, but it maintained a little one on a bracket on the door-post, who looked like a fallen Cherub that had found it necessary to take to a kilt.
He rubbed them twice or thrice, but still they insisted that Quilp was there, and there indeed he was, sitting with his hands upon his knees, and his hat between them on a little wooden bracket, with the accustomed grin on his dirty face, and his eyes fixed upon the ceiling.
Meanwhile, the overall pattern for low calorie claims turned out to be fairly closely matched to the overall pattern for food launches by calorie bracket, with more claims appearing in those brackets that represented a greater proportion of total launches.