metrify

[me-truh-fahy]

Origin of metrify

1515–25; < French métrifier < Medieval Latin metrificāre, equivalent to metri- (combining form of metrum meter2) + -ficāre -fy
Related formsmet·ri·fi·er, nounun·met·ri·fied, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for metrify

metrify

verb -fies, -fying or -fied
  1. (tr) prosody to render into poetic metre
Derived Formsmetrifier, noun
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