Hyphenation of PERIOD

Wondering how to hyphenate the English word PERIOD? This word can be hyphenated and contains 3 syllables as shown below.


Definitions of PERIOD:

An amount of time
A time period of 30 years Hastened the period of time of his recovery Picasso's blue period
The interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon
(ice hockey) one of three divisions into which play is divided in hockey games
A unit of geological time during which a system of rocks formed
Ganoid fishes swarmed during the earlier geological periods
The end or completion of something
Death put a period to his endeavors A change soon put a period to my tranquility
The monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause
The women were sickly and subject to excessive menstruation A woman does not take the gout unless her menses be stopped--Hippocrates The semen begins to appear in males and to be emitted at the same time of life that the catamenia begin to flow in females--Aristotle
A punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations
In England they call a period a stop

Synonyms of PERIOD:

nountime period, period of time, fundamental quantity, fundamental measure
nounplaying period, period of play, play
nounhistoric period, historical period, time period, period of time
nountime interval, interval
noun menstruation, menses, menstruum, catamenia, flow, discharge, emission, expelling
noun point, full stop, stop, full point, punctuation, punctuation mark
noungeological period, geological time, geologic time
noun end, ending

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