aph·​o·​rize ˈa-fə-ˌrīz How to pronounce aphorize (audio)
aphorized; aphorizing

intransitive verb

: to write or speak in or as if in aphorisms

Word History

First Known Use

1669, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aphorize was in 1669

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“Aphorize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aphorize. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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