Meaning of paragraph


Pronunciation: (par'u-graf", -gräf"), [key]
— n.
  1. a distinct portion of written or printed matter dealing with a particular idea, usually beginning with an indentation on a new line.
  2. a paragraph mark.
  3. a note, item, or brief article, as in a newspaper.
  1. to divide into paragraphs.
  2. to write or publish paragraphs about, as in a newspaper.
  3. to express in a paragraph.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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