Definitions For Period


  • A punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations
  • The monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause
  • An amount of time
  • The end or completion of something
  • A unit of geological time during which a system of rocks formed
  • (ice hockey) one of three divisions into which play is divided in hockey games
  • The interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon
  • A length of time during which a series of events or an action takes place or is completed
  • A length of time that is very important in the history of the world, a nation, etc.
  • A time that is very important in the life of a person

Is Period a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Period is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Period in a Sentence

  • We have had two power failures in a five-month period.
  • The period between Christmas and New Year's Eve is a very busy one for us.
  • We are studying our country's colonial period.

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