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Punctuation marks

apostrophe ( ' ) ( )
brackets ( ( ) ) ( [ ] ) ( { } ) ( )
colon ( : )
comma ( , )
dashes ( ) ( ) ( ) ( )
ellipsis ( )
exclamation mark ( ! )
full stop/period ( . )
hyphen ( - ) ( )
interrobang ( )
question mark ( ? )
quotation marks ( ) ( )
semicolon ( ; )
slash/solidus ( / )
space (   ) and interpunct ( · )

Other typographer’s marks

ampersand ( & )
asterisk ( * ) and asterism ( )
at-sign ( @ )
backslash ( \ )
bullet ( , more )
dagger ( )
degrees ( ° )
number sign ( # )
prime ( )
tilde ( ~ )
underscore ( _ )
vertical bar/pipe ( | )

Etymology

From under + score

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
underscore

Plural
{{{1}}}

underscore ({{{1}}})
  1. An underline; a line drawn or printed beneath text; the character _.

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to underscore

Third person singular
underscor

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
es

to underscore (third-person singular simple present underscor, present participle es, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To underline; to mark a line beneath text.
  2. To emphasize or draw attention to.
    I wish to underscore the importance of proper formatting.

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