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a·pos·tro·phize

 (ə-pŏs′trə-fīz′)
tr. & intr.v. a·pos·tro·phized, a·pos·tro·phiz·ing, a·pos·tro·phiz·es
To address by or speak or write in apostrophe.

apostrophize

(əˈpɒstrəˌfaɪz) or

apostrophise

vb
(Rhetoric) (tr) rhetoric to address an apostrophe to

a•pos•tro•phize

(əˈpɒs trəˌfaɪz)

v. -phized, -phiz•ing. v.t.
1. to address by apostrophe.
v.i.
2. to declaim an apostrophe.
[1605–15]

apostrophize


Past participle: apostrophized
Gerund: apostrophizing

Imperative
apostrophize
apostrophize
Present
I apostrophize
you apostrophize
he/she/it apostrophizes
we apostrophize
you apostrophize
they apostrophize
Preterite
I apostrophized
you apostrophized
he/she/it apostrophized
we apostrophized
you apostrophized
they apostrophized
Present Continuous
I am apostrophizing
you are apostrophizing
he/she/it is apostrophizing
we are apostrophizing
you are apostrophizing
they are apostrophizing
Present Perfect
I have apostrophized
you have apostrophized
he/she/it has apostrophized
we have apostrophized
you have apostrophized
they have apostrophized
Past Continuous
I was apostrophizing
you were apostrophizing
he/she/it was apostrophizing
we were apostrophizing
you were apostrophizing
they were apostrophizing
Past Perfect
I had apostrophized
you had apostrophized
he/she/it had apostrophized
we had apostrophized
you had apostrophized
they had apostrophized
Future
I will apostrophize
you will apostrophize
he/she/it will apostrophize
we will apostrophize
you will apostrophize
they will apostrophize
Future Perfect
I will have apostrophized
you will have apostrophized
he/she/it will have apostrophized
we will have apostrophized
you will have apostrophized
they will have apostrophized
Future Continuous
I will be apostrophizing
you will be apostrophizing
he/she/it will be apostrophizing
we will be apostrophizing
you will be apostrophizing
they will be apostrophizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been apostrophizing
you have been apostrophizing
he/she/it has been apostrophizing
we have been apostrophizing
you have been apostrophizing
they have been apostrophizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been apostrophizing
you will have been apostrophizing
he/she/it will have been apostrophizing
we will have been apostrophizing
you will have been apostrophizing
they will have been apostrophizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been apostrophizing
you had been apostrophizing
he/she/it had been apostrophizing
we had been apostrophizing
you had been apostrophizing
they had been apostrophizing
Conditional
I would apostrophize
you would apostrophize
he/she/it would apostrophize
we would apostrophize
you would apostrophize
they would apostrophize
Past Conditional
I would have apostrophized
you would have apostrophized
he/she/it would have apostrophized
we would have apostrophized
you would have apostrophized
they would have apostrophized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.apostrophize - use an apostropheapostrophize - use an apostrophe      
write - communicate or express by writing; "Please write to me every week"
Translations

apostrophize

[əˈpɒstrəfaɪz] VTapostrofar

apostrophize

vtapostrophieren (form)
visich in feierlichen Reden ergehen
References in classic literature ?
As he dashed away, to cover his first audacity of compliment, Christie lifted the eyes thus apostrophized to the opposite field.
The horse forgot his twenty years, sniffed the sweet bright air, and trotted like a colt; Nokomis Mountain looked blue and clear in the distance; Rebecca stood in the wagon, and apostrophized the landscape with sudden joy of living:--
He did so, and pensively apostrophized it with a shocking epithet in anticipation of the time when its appetite must be satisfied from the provision shop instead of from its mother's breast.
Aramis, not liking to soil his boots with this artificial mortar, apostrophized them rather sharply.
Quasimodo turned round, shrugging his hump with disdain, while Master Florian, equally astonished, and supposing that the laughter of the spectators had been provoked by some irreverent reply from the accused, rendered visible to him by that shrug of the shoulders, apostrophized him indignantly,--
She talked about Shakespeare, she apostrophized the human race, she proclaimed the virtues of divine poetry, she began to recite verses which broke down in the middle.
Eugene,' Mortimer apostrophized him, laughing quite heartily when they were alone again, 'how CAN you be so ridiculous?
But by and by it appeared that his silence would answer the purpose, for he heard himself apostrophized at last in that tone peculiar to the wife of one's bosom.
The most noticeable differences are that the original words are written in an affected style with lots of apostrophized words - 'He was brirrunin' full o' courage, an' was just the sort o' lad', and so on - whereas the Tristan song uses more normal English - 'He was brim men full of courage, he was just the sort of lad'.
24) Smith's speaker does not find sympathy from the landscape apostrophized in this sonnet as Petrarch's does, but he goes further in "melting" into a sympathetic identification with the late Laura through ambiguous syntax.
62) However inferior, "Art," not "Love" is apostrophized as Aurora's possession.
Although publically all apostrophized countries state that they do not demand reintroduction of visas but "establishment of a safety mechanism," the topic cannot be closed regardless of the fact that the European Parliament's Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs already categorically said "no".