This page was last edited on 24 may 2017, at 23:39 text is available under the creative commons attribution-sharealike license additional terms may applyby using. Parentheses in either case is the plural of parenthesis so one can say close (the) parenthesis, referring to the phrase, or right/closing parenthesis referring to the symbol forero , dec 3, 2007. Was it an interlude, a parenthesis, a hiccup, an embarrassment, or a beginning he lists the other travelers on the cuba excursion as if they are all simply types, with whispered attacks in parenthesis.
The noun parenthesis has a greek root, which is the derivation of the plural parentheses there is no alternative english plural form there is no alternative english plural form the noun parenthesis adheres to the standard rules for forming the plurals of nouns in english (shown in the table below.
Plural form is parentheses, and is pronounced with an eez at the end instead is is.
Definition of parenthesis in us english - a word, clause, or sentence inserted as an explanation or afterthought into a passage that is grammatically complete wit definition of parenthesis in us english - a word, clause, or sentence inserted as an explanation or afterthought into a passage that is grammatically complete wit. Parentheses definition from wiktionary, the free dictionary jump to navigation jump to search see also: parenthèses english english noun plural forms english irregular plurals ending in -es navigation menu personal tools not logged in talk contributions create account log in namespaces entry discussion. For acronyms, the rule is to use s without the apostrophe for a plural and the apostrophe-s for a singular possessive form plural possessive by adding an s-apostrophe in the following example, assume i have many parts designated cth and cts, and only one ctm. Definition of parenthesis in us english - a word, clause, or sentence inserted as an explanation or afterthought into a passage that is grammatically complete wit.
An additional delivery surcharge is shown in parentheses next to the price programming languages often consist of a seemingly random usage of parentheses, brackets, asterisks, slashes, colons and semi-colons each taxon represents a single species, except where the number of taxa is given in parentheses.
Parenthesis is the singular form, parentheses is the plural i've heard this ) called a close parenthesis, but frankly i'm not sure if it should properly be called close or closed (or closing, for that matter)you can call it the right parenthesis if you like. Parenthesis definition is - an amplifying or explanatory word, phrase, or sentence inserted in a passage from which it is usually set off by punctuation how to use parenthesis in a sentence.