Definition of Apostrophize

1. Verb. Use an apostrophe.

Exact synonyms: Apostrophise
Generic synonyms: Write
Derivative terms: Apostrophe, Apostrophe



Definition of Apostrophize

1. v. t. To address by apostrophe.

2. v. i. To use the rhetorical figure called apostrophe.

Definition of Apostrophize

1. Verb. to use the apostrophe figure of speech in writing or speech ¹

2. Verb. to add one or more apostrophe characters to text to indicate missing letters ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Apostrophize

1. [v -PHIZED, -PHIZING, -PHIZES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Apostrophize

apostolical
apostolically
apostolicalness
apostolicities
apostolicity
apostolicness
apostosis
apostrophe
apostrophes
apostrophic
apostrophically
apostrophise
apostrophised
apostrophises
apostrophising
apostrophize (current term)
apostrophized
apostrophizes
apostrophizing
apostume
apostumes
aposymbioses
aposymbiosis
aposymbiotic
apotelesm
apotelesmatic
apotelesms
apotemnophilia
apotemnophobia
apothanasia

Literary usage of Apostrophize

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1. English Synonyms and Antonyms: With Notes on the Correct Use of Prepositions by James Champlin Fernald (1914)
"SYNONYMS: ADDRESS, i>. accost apply to greet speak to apostrophize approach hail woo appeal to court salute To accost is to speak first, ..."

2. A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in the Northern Counties by Thomas Frognall Dibdin (1838)
"And if it be permitted me, in conclusion, to apostrophize the town, as the bard of Mantua makes ^Eneas apostrophize the Queen of Carthage, I may with truth ..."

3. Thesaurus of English Words: So Classified and Arranged as to Facilitate the by Peter Mark Roget, Barnas Sears (1854)
"V. To soliloquize ; to say or talk to one's self; to say aside, to think aloud, to apostrophize.- 589. SOLILOQUY, monologue, apostrophe. ..."

4. Dictionary of Hard Words by Robert Morris Pierce (1910)
"... apostrophize v. address by apostrophe [also spelt ... apostrophize v. mark with an omission-sign [also spelt ..."

5. Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases: Classified and Arranged So by Peter Mark Roget (1911)
"V. speak to, address, accost, make up to, apostrophize, appeal to, ... V. soliloquize; say -, talk- to oneself; say aside, think aloud, apostrophize. ..."

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