What does apostrophize mean?
The definition of apostrophize
A*pos”tro*phize, v. t., Etym:
[imp. & p. p. Apostrophized; p. pr. & vb. n. Apostrophizing.]

1 To address by apostrophe.
2 To contract by omitting a letter or letters; also, to mark with an apostrophe (‘) or apostrophes.

A*pos”tro*phize, v. i.
To use the rhetorical figure called apostrophe.