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codify

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verb cod·i·fy \ˈkä-də-ˌfī, ˈkō-\

Simple Definition of codify

  • : to put (laws or rules) together as a code or system

  • : to put (things) in an orderly form

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of codify

codified

codifying

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to reduce to a code

  3. 2 a :  systematize b :  classify

codifiability

play \ˌkä-də-ˌfī-ə-ˈbi-lə-tē, ˌkō-\ noun

codification

play \-fə-ˈkā-shən\ noun

Examples of codify in a sentence

  1. The convention codified the rules of war.

  2. The author tries to codify important ideas about language.



Circa 1800

First Known Use of codify

circa 1800


Law Dictionary

codify

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transitive verb cod·i·fy \ˈkä-də-ˌfī, ˈkō-\

Legal Definition of codify

codified

codifying

  1. :  to reduce (laws) to a code

codification

\ˌkä-də-fə-ˈkā-shən, ˌkō-\ play noun




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