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Another word for bracket

  1. A division of persons or things by quality, rank, or grade

      1. The period during which such a group meets:
      2. A grade of mail:
      3. (Biology) A taxonomic category ranking below a phylum or division and above an order.
      1. Any of the divisions in a school curriculum usually equal to one year; most systems in the U.S. include twelve grades after the kindergarten
      2. A set of persons or things all falling in the same specified limits; a class.
      3. A group of students at such a level:
      1. (Informal) A level of quality; class
      2. A compact or covenant made by nations, groups, or individuals for promoting common interests, assuring mutual protection, etc.
      3. A class or level of competition:
      1. A style of building:
      2. A group or class of persons set off from others by some trait or quality
      3. A group of persons living under a religious rule:
      1. A relative position, usually in a scale classifying persons or things; grade; degree
      2. A relative position or degree of value in a graded group.
      3. An official position or grade:
      1. Any of a series of rows, layers, ranks, etc. arranged one above or behind another
      2. A row, or rank, of seats
      3. A rank or class.
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  1. To come or bring together in one's mind or imagination

      1. To bring (a person) into relationship with oneself or another as companion, partner, friend, etc.
      2. To connect or involve with a cause, group, or partner:
      3. (Intransitive) To spend time socially; keep company.
      1. To join to or by means of a communications circuit:
      2. To establish a rapport or relationship; relate:
      3. To join or fasten (two things together, or one thing with or to another); link; couple
      1. To establish or demonstrate as having a correlation:
      2. To compare things and bring them into a relation having corresponding characteristics
      3. To bring (a thing) into mutual relation (with another thing); calculate or show the reciprocal relation between; specif., to bring (one of two related or interdependent quantities, sets of statistics, etc.) into contrast (with the other)
      1. To join together by fastening or by association; link; connect
      2. To come together; unite
      3. (Elec.) To join (two or more circuits) by a common magnetic or electric field or by direct connection
      1. To consider oneself as sharing certain characteristics or attitudes as another:
      2. To recognize as being, or show to be, the very person or thing known, described, or claimed; fix the identity of
      3. To establish or recognize the identity of; ascertain as a certain person or thing:
      1. To be or become joined together physically:
      2. (Computers) To make or have a link to a webpage or electronic document:
      3. To connect, relate, or associate:
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Another word for bracket

      1. The provision of money or the necessities of life:
      2. The state of being supported:
      3. The act of supporting:
      1. A piece of structural iron or steel in the form of an angle; esp., such a piece in a right angle, used for joining or reinforcing two beams, girders, etc.
      2. A length of iron or steel, having an L-shaped cross section, used as a structural support
      1. A device attached to the teeth in order to move them gradually into better occlusion
      2. An orthopedic appliance used to support, align, or hold a bodily part in the correct position.
      3. A device, as a beam, used as a support, to resist strain or pressure, etc.; prop
      1. A bracket or block supporting a balcony or cornice.
      2. (Architecture) A beam anchored at one end and projecting into space, such as a long bracket projecting from a wall to support a balcony.
      3. A large bracket or block projecting from a wall to support a balcony, cornice, etc.
      1. A cabinet designed to stand on the floor, especially one that houses home entertainment equipment, such as a TV or stereo system.
      2. An often scroll-shaped bracket used for decoration or for supporting a projecting member, such as a cornice or shelf.
      3. A computer system designed to play a specific format of video game using special controllers and a separate display, such as a television.
      1. A short timber placed lengthwise under a beam or girder
      2. A piece of stone, wood, brick, or other building material, projecting from the face of a wall and generally used to support a cornice or arch.
      1. The act of strutting; vain, swaggering walk or gait
      2. A structural element used to brace or strengthen a framework by resisting stress or compression.
      3. A device that combines a shock absorber and its mounting plates in one assembly, used in the suspension system of a motor vehicle
      1. The act or process of separating or cutting, especially the surgical cutting or dividing of tissue.
      2. (Printing) A mark (§) used to indicate a section in a book, etc., or as a reference mark
      3. (Music) A group of instruments or voices in the same class considered as a division of a band, orchestra, or choir:
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