Definitions for codifyˈkɒd əˌfaɪ, ˈkoʊ də-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cod•i•fyˈkɒd əˌfaɪ, ˈkoʊ də-(v.t.)-fied, -fy•ing.

  1. to reduce (laws, rules, etc.) to a code.

    Category: Law

  2. to make a digest or systematic arrangement of.

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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


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