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


Princeton's WordNet

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

    compose verses or put into verse

    "He versified the ancient saga"


  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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