Definitions for apostrophizeəˈpɒs trəˌfaɪz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•pos•tro•phizeəˈpɒs trəˌfaɪz(v.)-phized, -phiz•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to address by apostrophe.

    Category: Rhetoric

  2. (v.i.)to declaim an apostrophe.

    Category: Rhetoric

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. apostrophize, apostrophise(verb)

    use an apostrophe


  1. apostrophize(Verb)

    to use the apostrophe figure of speech in writing or speech

  2. apostrophize(Verb)

    to add one or more apostrophe characters to text to indicate missing letters

Webster Dictionary

  1. Apostrophize

    to address by apostrophe

  2. Apostrophize

    to contract by omitting a letter or letters; also, to mark with an apostrophe (') or apostrophes

  3. Apostrophize(verb)

    to use the rhetorical figure called apostrophe


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