What does hyphenate mean?

Definitions for hyphenate
ˈhaɪ fəˌneɪt; -nɪt, -ˌneɪthy·phen·ate

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  1. hyphenate, hyphenverb

    divide or connect with a hyphen

    "hyphenate these words and names"


  1. hyphenatenoun

    A person with multiple duties or abilities, such as "writer-director", "actor-model", or "singer-songwriter".

  2. hyphenateverb

    To break a word at the end of a line according to the hyphenation rules by adding a hyphen on the end of the line.

  3. hyphenateverb

    To join words or syllables with a hyphen.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hyphenate in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hyphenate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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