Noun


1. bracket, set

usage: a category falling within certain defined limits

2. bracket, angle bracket, punctuation, punctuation mark

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

3. bracket, square bracket, punctuation, punctuation mark

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

4. bracket, wall bracket, support

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

Verb


1. bracket, hold, support, sustain, hold up

usage: support with brackets; "bracket bookshelves"

2. bracket, bracket out, edit, redact

usage: place into brackets; "Please bracket this remark"

3. bracket, group

usage: classify or group

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