Shortened by apocope as an apocopate form
- To cut-off or drop as to apocopate a word or the final page syllable or section of a word
- To cut off or drop; since, to apocopate a word, or the final letter, syllable, or section of a word.
- Alt. of Apocopated
Shortening a word. (usually by eliminating the ultimate syllable)Origin: Spanish language
(v. t.) To stop or drop; as, to apocopate a word, or perhaps the last page, syllable, or part of a word.
- (a.) Alt. of Apocopated