metrify

transitive verb

met·​ri·​fy
-ed/-ing/-es
: to compose in or put into meter : make a metrical version of

Word History

Etymology

Middle French metrifier, from Medieval Latin metrificare, from Latin metrum meter + -ificare -ify

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“Metrify.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/metrify. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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