Originally, a marginal mark or note, set in the margin to call attention to something in the text, e. g., a change of subject; now, the character ¶, commonly used in the text as a reference mark to a footnote, or to indicate the place of a division into sections.
- A distinct division of written or printed matter that begins on a new, usually indented line, consists of one or more sentences, and typically deals with a single thought or topic or quotes one speaker's continuous words.
- A mark ( ¶ ) used to indicate where a new paragraph should begin or to serve as a reference mark.
- A brief article, notice, or announcement, as in a newspaper.
- To divide or arrange into paragraphs.