verb (used with object), a·poc·o·pat·ed, a·poc·o·pat·ing.

to shorten by apocope.

Origin of apocopate

1850–55; v. use of apocopate (adj.) curtailed, docked. See apocope, -ate1
Related formsa·poc·o·pa·tion, noun
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(tr) to omit the final sound or sounds of (a word)
Derived Formsapocopation, noun
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