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Character  ) 
Unicode name RIGHT PARENTHESIS
Codepoint U+0029
( ← Basic Latin → *
See also: :)

Translingual[edit]

Punctuation mark[edit]

)

  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 terms[edit]

  • (small form variant)

Synonyms[edit]

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

See also[edit]

Punctuation