Definition of aphorize in English:


(also aphorise)


  • See aphorism

    • ‘As Hippocrates aphorized the body itself is the healer.’
    • ‘‘Step Across This Line’ also displays the author remembering, portraying, musing, aphorizing and lecturing.’
    • ‘He was fond of aphorizing that a good surgeon is one who knows when not to operate.’
    • ‘Instead of taking real risks with the language, she patterns and aphorises; instead of producing a new subjectivity, she dresses up old-fashioned realism with sentimental exoticism.’
    • ‘Whereupon he smilingly aphorized with a paradox worthy of Wilde, ‘Because novels are true, and histories are false.’’