Meaning of BRACKET in English

BRACKET

n. 1 support, corbel, console The mantelpiece rests on a pair of stone brackets 2 shelf Her collection of glass paperweights was arrayed on a bracket in the sitting-room 3 category, class, set, group, grouping, classification, division, level; order, grade, rank He comes from an altogether different bracket of society

v. 4 classify, rank, group; unite, combine, join, link I wish you wouldn't bracket her with me - our politics are as different as day and night

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