Parenthesize



[puh-ren-thuh-sahyz] /pəˈrɛn θəˌsaɪz/

verb (used with object), parenthesized, parenthesizing.
1.
to insert (a word, phrase, etc.) as a .
2.
to put between marks of :
to parenthesize the pronunciation of a word.
3.
to interlard with parenthetic remarks, as a speech.
/pəˈrɛnθɪˌsaɪz/
verb (transitive)
1.
to place in parentheses
2.
to insert as a parenthesis
3.
to intersperse (a speech, writing, etc) with parentheses
v.

1825, from parenthesis + -ize. Related: Parenthesized; parenthesizing.

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