What does codify mean?

Definitions for codifyˈkɒd əˌfaɪ, ˈkoʊ də-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. codify(verb)

    organize into a code or system, such as a body of law

    "Hammurabi codified the laws"


  1. codify(Verb)

    To reduce to a code, to arrange into a code.

    The company president codified the goal as a one-line mission statement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Codify(verb)

    to reduce to a code, as laws

  2. Origin: [Code + -fy: cf. F. codifier.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of codify in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of codify in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John DeCicco:

    The EPA is in a real bind, congress wrote a law mandating imaginary fuels. These have failed to materialize in any quantity. Congress tried to codify wishful thinking.

  2. President Hassan Rouhani:

    I hope we can define and codify political crimes during this government, with the cooperation of the judiciary, and put forward and approve a bill so it is clear what is a political or security crime.

  3. Michele Yulo:

    Marketers basically decide what is 'girl' and what is 'boy,' which ultimately leads to two very distinct ways to profit as well as a blind acceptance from the consumer who, often, doesn't realize it's happening, girls are inundated from a very young age with inappropriate messaging by way of products like 'skinny' jeans for toddlers, or T-shirts that say, 'I'm too pretty to do homework, so my brother does it for me,' and sexy Halloween costumes. Kids begin to codify other kids by placing them in strict categories that they've been taught -- not born with. Inevitably, kids begin to believe that girls need to be sexy, and boys believe it, too.

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