verb (used with object), hy·phen·at·ed, hy·phen·at·ing.
- hyphen help,
Origin of hyphenate
Examples from the Web for hyphenation
Hyphenation has been made consistent where there was a prevalence of one form over the other.Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror|Richard Linthicum
Inconsistencies in capitalization and hyphenation have been retained from the original.Campaign of the Fourteenth Regiment New Jersey Volunteers|J. Newton Terrill
Inconsistent and uncommon spelling and hyphenation have been retained.Goethe and Schiller|L. Mhlbach
Other than the changes listed above, printer's inconsistencies in hyphenation and ligature usage have been retained.
The many inconsistencies in hyphenation and use of accents and ligatures have been preserved as printed, with a few exceptions.