Character  ) 
Unicode name RIGHT PARENTHESIS
Basic Latin U+0029
See also: :)

TranslingualEdit

Punctuation markEdit

)

  1. Ends supplemental information
    Sen. John McCain (R., Arizona) spoke at length.
  2. (mathematics) Ends a mathematical phrase that has increased precedence in terms of operators
    2/(3+8)
  3. Ends a parenthetical phrase
    I gave it to Fred (who was going there anyways) before I left.
  4. Ends shorthand for indicating that something can be singular or plural
    Go get the dog(s)
  5. Separates a number and an item in a list
    1) New York, 2) London, 3) Paris.
  6. Represents a mouth vertically aligned, in order to form emoticons.

Derived termsEdit

  • (small form variant)

SynonymsEdit

  • (parenthetical phrase)
  • (mathematical precedence) }, ]
  • (separater between a number and an item) .

See alsoEdit

Punctuation

Last modified on 4 June 2013, at 19:38