Meaning of Parentheses

English: Parentheses
Bangla: প্রথম বন্ধনী, লঘুবন্ধনী
Hindi: कोष्टक, ब्रैकेट
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा

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Definition: 1

either or both of a pair of signs () used in writing to mark off an interjected explanatory or qualifying remark, to indicate separate groupings of symbols in mathematics and symbolic logic, etc.

Definition: 2

Usually, parentheses. the material contained within these marks.

Definition: 3

Grammar. a qualifying, explanatory, or appositive word, phrase, clause, or sentence that interrupts a syntactic construction without otherwise affecting it, having often a characteristic intonation and indicated in writing by commas, parentheses, or dashes, as in William Smith—you must know him—is coming tonight.

Definition: 4

an interval.

Definition: 5

a phrase, often explanatory or qualifying, inserted into a passage with which it is not grammatically connected, and marked off by brackets, dashes, etc