Aphetize Aph"e*tize, v. t. To shorten by aphesis. [1913 Webster]

These words . . . have been aphetized. --New Eng. Dict. [1913 Webster]

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  • aphetize — aph·e·tize …   English syllables

  • aphetize — ˈafəˌtīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: aphetic + ize : to shorten by aphesis esquire was aphetized to squire : produce by aphesis the aphetized form down, from adown …   Useful english dictionary

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