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versify

[ vur-suh-fahy ]
/ 藞v蓽r s蓹藢fa瑟 /
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verb (used with object), ver路si路fied, ver路si路fy路ing.
to relate, describe, or treat (something) in verse.
to convert (prose or other writing) into metrical form.
verb (used without object), ver路si路fied, ver路si路fy路ing.
to compose verses.
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Origin of versify

First recorded in 1350鈥1400; Middle English versifien, from Old French versifier, from Latin versific膩re; see verse, -ify

OTHER WORDS FROM versify

ver路si路fi路er, nounun路ver路si路fied, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for versify

versify
/ (藞v蓽藧s瑟藢fa瑟) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied
(tr) to render (something) into metrical form or verse
(intr) to write in verse

Derived forms of versify

versifier, noun

Word Origin for versify

C14: from Old French versifier, from Latin versific膩re, from versus verse + facere to make
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