paragraph

noun
ADJECTIVE
new
introductory, opening
closing, concluding, final
penultimate
preceding, previous
following, next
brief, short
single
key

This is the key paragraph in the article.

lead
VERB + PARAGRAPH
begin, start

Start each paragraph on a new line.

read, reread
write
quote
add
skip
PARAGRAPH + VERB
describe sth, explain sth, say sth
contain sth
begin with sth
PREPOSITION
in a/the paragraph

The identity of the murderer is revealed in the very last paragraph.

in accordance with paragraph 3, etc., under paragraph 9, etc. (law)

Cancellation charges will apply in accordance with paragraph 4 above.

paragraph about

a paragraph about the writer's reaction to his mother's death


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  • Paragraph — Paragraph …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • Paragraph — Par a*graph, n. [F. paragraphe, LL. paragraphus, fr. Gr. para grafos (sc. grammh ) a line or stroke drawn in the margin, fr. paragra fein to write beside; para beside + gra fein to write. See {Para }, and {Graphic}, and cf. {Paraph}.] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paragraph — par‧a‧graph [ˈpærəgrɑːf ǁ græf] noun [countable] a group of several related sentences in a piece of writing, with the first sentence beginning on a new line * * * paragraph UK US /ˈpærəgrɑːf/ US  /ˈpærəgræf/ noun [C] (WRITTEN ABBREVIATION para) ► …   Financial and business terms

  • Paragraph — Par a*graph, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Paragraphed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Paragraphing}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To divide into paragraphs; to mark with the character [para]. [1913 Webster] 2. To express in the compass of a paragraph; as, to paragraph an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paragraph — paragraph, verse, article, clause, plank, count are comparable when they denote one of the several and individually distinct statements of a discourse or instrument, each of which deals with a particular point or item. Paragraph primarily refers… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • paragraph — [par′ə graf΄] n. [MFr paragraphe < OFr < ML paragraphus, orig., sign marking separation of parts, as of a chapter < Gr paragraphos < para , beside (see PARA 1) + graphein, to write (see GRAPHIC)] 1. a distinct section or subdivision… …   English World dictionary

  • paragraph — para·graph n: a distinct often numbered or otherwise designated section of a document or writing (as a statute or pleading) Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. paragraph …   Law dictionary

  • Paragraph — Sm std. (13. Jh.), mhd. paragraf Zeichen, Buchstabe Entlehnung. Ist entlehnt aus spl. paragraphus f. Zeichen, das die Trennung im Text markiert , dieses aus gr. parágraphos (grammḗ) f. Trennungslinie , aus gr. paragráphein danebenschreiben , zu… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Paragraph — (v. gr.), s. Paragraphos …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Paragraph — (griech.), eigentlich jedes daneben oder beigeschriebene Zeichen (Linie, Punkt etc.), bei den Alten ein Zeichen, dessen sich die Grammatiker und Kritiker zur Interpunktion, zur Unterscheidung der im Drama sprechenden Personen oder auch zur… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Paragraph — Paragrāph (grch., d.h. das Danebengeschriebene), ein kleinerer Abschnitt (Absatz) in einem Werke, mit dem numerierten Paragraphzeichen (§) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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