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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. parenthesis: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. parenthesis: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. parenthesis: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. parenthesis: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. parenthesis: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. parenthesis: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Parenthesis, parenthesis: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. parenthesis: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. parenthesis: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. parenthesis: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. parenthesis: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. parenthesis: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Parenthesis, parenthesis: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. parenthesis: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. parenthesis: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. parenthesis: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Parenthesis (disambiguation), Parenthesis (rhetoric), Parenthesis: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Parenthesis: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. parenthesis: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. parenthesis: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. parenthesis: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. parenthesis: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. parenthesis: Hutchinson's Dictionary of Difficult Words [home, info]
  24. Parenthesis: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  25. parenthesis: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. parenthesis, parenthesis: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  27. parenthesis: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  28. parenthesis: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  29. parenthesis: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  30. parenthesis: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. parenthesis: Silva Rhetoricae: The Forest of Rhetoric [home, info]
  2. Parenthesis: A Handbook of Rhetorical Devices [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. parenthesis: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. parenthesis: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. PARENTHESIS: Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (1 matching dictionary)
  1. parenthesis, parenthesis: Postmodern Bible Dictionary [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Parenthesis: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]
  2. parenthesis: MATH SPOKEN HERE! [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. parenthesis: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (parenthesis)

noun:  either of two punctuation marks (or) used to enclose textual material
noun:  a message that departs from the main subject

▸ Also see parenthetically
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