Verb apostrophize Definition and Examples



Definition as verb:


apostrophize (third-person singular simple present apostrophizes, present participle apostrophizing, simple past and past participle apostrophized)

  1. To use the apostrophe figure of speech in writing or speech.
  2. To add one or more apostrophe characters to text to indicate missing letters.

More definition: address by apostrophe. utter an apostrophe.

1. (transitive) (rhetoric) to address an apostrophe to Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollinsPublishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source

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