Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Definitions for apocopate
- To omit the final sound or sounds of (a word.)
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Citations for apocopate
Mary B. Robinson has directed with great assurance and fluidity - perhaps a bit too much of the latter; I wish she had not seen fit to make so many speeches overlap and apocopate one another.
You apocopate that from the alphabet, and Deacon Hadlock will apocopate you from the School; yea, verily.
Origin of apocopate
Apocopate stems from the Greek apokope, "to cut off."