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Definitions of hyphen

  1. a punctuation mark (-) used between parts of a compound word or between the syllables of a word when the word is divided at the end of a line of text Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. divide or connect with a hyphen; "hyphenate these words and names" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. A mark or short dash, thus [-], placed at the end of a line which terminates with a syllable of a word, the remainder of which is carried to the next line; or between the parts of many a compound word; as in fine-leaved, clear-headed. It is also sometimes used to separate the syllables of words. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To connect with, or separate by, a hyphen, as two words or the parts of a word. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A mark to join words or to separate syllables. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. To join with, or separate by, such a mark. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. A short stroke (-) joining two syllables or words. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. The mark (-) used to join the parts of a word. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. A mark ( - or - ) used to connect the elements of words. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. A character, thus (-), joining two words or syllables into one. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. To connect with a hyphen. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. A short line between the parts of a compound word. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  13. h[=i]'fen, n. a short stroke (-) joining two syllables or words.--adj. HYPHEN'IC. [Gr. hypo, under, hen, one.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  14. Sign (-) used to join two words together, to join separated syllables of word broken at end of line, or to divide word into parts; short pause between syllables in speaking; (v.t.) join (words) with h., write (compound word) with h. [Late Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  15. [Gr.] A short line to show that two words or parts of words are to be connected. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  16. n. [Greek] A mark thus [-], used to connect syllables or compound words. Cabinet Dictionary
  17. A note of conjunction, as vir-tue, ever-living. Complete Dictionary

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