verb (used with object), parenthesized, parenthesizing.
to insert (a word, phrase, etc.) as a parenthesis.
to put between marks of parenthesis: to parenthesize the pronunciation of a word.
to interlard with parenthetic remarks, as a speech.
Also, especially British, parenthesise.

1830–40; parenthes(is) + -ize

unparenthesized, adjective Unabridged
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parenthesize or parenthesise (pəˈrɛnθɪˌsaɪz)
1.  to place in parentheses
2.  to insert as a parenthesis
3.  to intersperse (a speech, writing, etc) with parentheses
parenthesise or parenthesise

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Example sentences
When in doubt about order of evaluation, parenthesize the expression.
When using factor transposition it is necessary to parenthesize the product to control the order of evaluation.
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