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verse

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of verse

  1. 1 a composition using rhythm and often rhyme to create a lyrical effect <composed a short verse for his mother's birthday> Synonyms lyric, rune, song, poemRelated Words rhyme (also rime); ballad, lay; anacreontic, clerihew, dithyramb, eclogue, elegy, English sonnet, epic, epigram, epode, epopee, epos, georgic, idyll (also idyl), jingle, lament, limerick, madrigal, ode, pastoral, pastorale, psalm, rondeau, rondel (or rondelle), rondelet, sonnet, triolet, villanelle; haiku, senryu, tanka; blank verse, free verse, minstrelsy, poesy, poetry, versification, vers libre

  2. 2 writing that uses rhythm, vivid language, and often rhyme to provoke an emotional response <skilled at verse> Synonyms minstrelsy, poesy, song, poetryRelated Words rhyme (also rime); blank verse, free verse, vers libreAntonyms prose




verse

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of verse

  1. to give information to <while in prison, he versed himself in the rights of the incarcerated> Synonyms acquaint, advise, apprise, brief, catch up, clear, clue (in), familiarize, fill in, hip, inform, instruct, tell, enlighten, wise (up)Related Words advertise, alert, notify; announce (to), disclose (to); assure, certify, convince, reassure, warrant; educate, lecture, school, teach, tutor; disabuse, disenchant, disillusion, undeceiveNear Antonyms misinform, mislead




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