aphorize

aphorize
intransitive verb (-rized; -rizing) Date: 1669 to write or speak in or as if in aphorisms

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  • Aphorize — Aph o*rize, v. i. To make aphorisms. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aphorize — (Amer.) v. speak using aphorisms, write in aphorisms (also aphorise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aphorize — [af′ə rīz΄] vi. aphorized, aphorizing to write or speak in aphorisms aphorist n …   English World dictionary

  • aphorize — aphorizer, n. /af euh ruyz /, v.i., aphorized, aphorizing. to utter aphorisms; write or speak in aphorisms. Also, esp. Brit., aphorise. [1660 70; < Gk aphorízein to mark off, define, determine, equiv. to ap AP 2 + horízein to limit, define; see… …   Universalium

  • aphorize — aph·o·rize …   English syllables

  • aphorize — aph•o•rize [[t]ˈæf əˌraɪz[/t]] v. i. rized, riz•ing lit. to write or speak in or as if in aphorisms • Etymology: 1660–70; < Gk aphorízein aph′o•riz er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • aphorize — verb speak or write in aphorisms • Syn: ↑aphorise • Derivationally related forms: ↑aphorism (for: ↑aphorise), ↑aphorism • Hypernyms: ↑communicate, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • aphorized — aphorize (Amer.) v. speak using aphorisms, write in aphorisms (also aphorise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aphorizes — aphorize (Amer.) v. speak using aphorisms, write in aphorisms (also aphorise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aphorizing — aphorize (Amer.) v. speak using aphorisms, write in aphorisms (also aphorise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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