Apostrophises vs Apostrophizes - What's the difference?

apostrophises | apostrophizes |


As verbs the difference between apostrophises and apostrophizes

is that apostrophises is (apostrophise) while apostrophizes is (apostrophize).

apostrophises

English

Verb

(head)
  • (apostrophise)

  • apostrophise

    English

    Verb

    (apostrophis)
  • *{{quote-book, year=1905, author=
  • , title= , chapter=2 citation , passage=Miss Phyllis Morgan, as the hapless heroine dressed in the shabbiest of clothes, appears in the midst of a gay and giddy throng; she apostrophises all and sundry there, including the villain, and has a magnificent scene which always brings down the house, and nightly adds to her histrionic laurels.}}

    apostrophizes

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (apostrophize)

  • apostrophize

    English

    Alternative forms

    * apostrophise

    Verb

  • to use the apostrophe figure of speech in writing or speech
  • (c1850): "You little thought,” said Mr. Pumblechook, apostrophizing the fowl in the dish, “when you was a young fledgling, what was in store for you. Great Expectations, by Charles Dickens.
    (1894): "...she resumed her former occupation, and continued to soliloquize and apostrophize her absent handmaidens, without even appearing sensible of his presence. St.Ronan's Well, by Sir Walter Scott.
  • to add one or more apostrophe characters to text to indicate missing letters
  • See also

    * apostrophe