codify

[ kod-uh-fahy, koh-duh- ]
/ ˈkɒd əˌfaɪ, ˈkoʊ də- /

verb (used with object), cod·i·fied, cod·i·fy·ing.

to reduce (laws, rules, etc.) to a code.
to make a digest of; arrange in a systematic collection.

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In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.

Origin of codify

First recorded in 1795–1805; code + -ify

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British Dictionary definitions for codify

codify
/ (ˈkəʊdɪˌfaɪ, ˈkɒ-) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied

(tr) to organize or collect together (laws, rules, procedures, etc) into a system or code

Derived forms of codify

codifier, noun
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