Definitions for versifyˈvɜr səˌfaɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ver•si•fyˈvɜr səˌfaɪ(v.)-fied, -fy•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to put into verse.

    Category: Prosody

  2. (v.i.)to compose verses.

    Category: Prosody

Origin of versify:

1350–1400; ME < OF versifier < L versificāre. See verse , -i- , -fy

ver′si•fi`er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. verse, versify, poetize, poetise(verb)

    compose verses or put into verse

    "He versified the ancient saga"

Wiktionary

  1. versify(Verb)

    to make or compose verses

  2. versify(Verb)

    to tell in verse; deal with in verse form

  3. versify(Verb)

    to turn (prose) into poetry; rewrite in verse form

  4. Origin: versifier, learned borrowing from versificare, present active infinitive of versifico, from versus (see verse) + facio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Versify(verb)

    to make verses

  2. Versify(verb)

    to relate or describe in verse; to compose in verse

  3. Versify(verb)

    to turn into verse; to render into metrical form; as, to versify the Psalms

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