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Meaning of APOSTROPHIZE

Pronunciation:  u'pâstru`fIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  use an apostrophe
 

APOSTROPHIZE is a 12 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: apostrophise
 
 See Also: write

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \A*pos"tro*phize\, v. t., [imp. & p. p.
    {Apostrophized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Apostrophizing}.]
    1. To address by apostrophe.
    
    2. To contract by omitting a letter or letters; also, to mark
       with an apostrophe (') or apostrophes.
    
    
  2. \A*pos"tro*phize\, v. i.
    To use the rhetorical figure called apostrophe.
    
    
 

 

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