What does apocope mean?

Definitions for apocopeəˈpɒk əˌpi

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. apocope(noun)

    abbreviation of a word by omitting the final sound or sounds

    "the British get `pud' from `pudding' by apocope"


  1. apocope(Noun)

    The loss or omission of a sound or syllable from the end of a word.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Apocope(noun)

    the cutting off, or omission, of the last letter, syllable, or part of a word

  2. Apocope(noun)

    a cutting off; abscission

  3. Origin: [L., fr. Gr. a cutting off, fr. to cut off; from + to cut.]


  1. Apocope

    In phonology, apocope is the loss of one or more sounds from the end of a word, and especially the loss of an unstressed vowel.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of apocope in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of apocope in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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