- Word Parts
|part of speech:
||a mark (') used to show the omission of one or more letters or numbers from a word or figure, as in "wouldn't" for "would not" and "'87" for "1987".
||this mark used to show possession, as in "Susan's clothes," "children's shoes," and "citizens' rights".
||this mark used in some plurals, esp. in letters and figures, as in "I get your n's and r's confused".
The word apostrophe
contains the following part:
that means from, away from, off, off from