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Synonyms for (noun) period

Synonyms: period, full point, full stop, point, stop Definition: a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations Usage: in England they call a period a stop

Similar words: punctuation, punctuation mark Definition: the marks used to clarify meaning by indicating separation of words into sentences and clauses and phrases

Synonyms: catamenia, menses, menstruation, menstruum, flow, period Definition: the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause Usage: 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

Similar words: discharge, expelling, emission Definition: any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body Usage: the discharge of pus

Synonyms: time period, period, period of time Definition: an amount of time Usage: a time period of 30 years; hastened the period of time of his recovery; Picasso's blue period

Similar words: fundamental measure, fundamental quantity Definition: one of the four quantities that are the basis of systems of measurement

Synonyms: period Definition: the end or completion of something Usage: death put a period to his endeavors; a change soon put a period to my tranquility

Similar words: end, ending Definition: the point in time at which something ends Usage: the end of the year; the ending of warranty period

Synonyms: period, geological period Definition: a unit of geological time during which a system of rocks formed Usage: ganoid fishes swarmed during the earlier geological periods

Similar words: geologic time, geological time Definition: the time of the physical formation and development of the earth (especially prior to human history)

Synonyms: period Definition: (ice hockey) one of three divisions into which play is divided in hockey games

Similar words: part, section, division Definition: one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole Usage: the written part of the exam; the finance section of the company; the BBC's engineering division

Synonyms: period Definition: the interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon

Similar words: time interval, interval Definition: a definite length of time marked off by two instants