AskDefine | Define versify

Dictionary Definition

versify v : compose verses or put into verse; "He versified the ancient saga" [syn: verse, poetize, poetise] [also: versified]

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English

Etymology

< Old French versifier, learned borrowing from Latin versificāre < versus (see etym. for verse) + facere to make

Verb

versify
  1. to make or compose verses
  2. to tell in verse; deal with in verse form
  3. to turn (prose) into poetry; rewrite in verse form

Translations

transitive: to make or compose verses
intransitive: to tell in verse; deal with in verse form
intransitive: to turn prose into poetry; rewrite in verse form
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