Asterisk Meaning and Definition

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Asterisk meaning

Word: Asterisk

How to pronounce: ˈæstərɪsk



1. A symbol (*) used to mark printed or written text, typically as a reference to an annotation or to stand for omitted matter.

Example sentences: "Scholarly notes are usually signalled by superscript numbers at appropriate points in a text, but such symbols as asterisks and obelisks may be used instead for footnotes."

Transitive verb


1. Mark (a word or piece of text) with an asterisk.

Example sentences: "He had asterisked the things about the case that still bothered him"


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Asterisk in Other Languages...

Spanish: Asterisco

German: Sternchen

French: Astérisque

Italian: Asterisco

Turkish: Yıldız işareti


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