versify

verb ver·si·fy \ ˈvər-sə-ˌfī \

Definition of versify

versified; versifying
intransitive verb
: to compose verses
transitive verb
1 : to relate or describe in verse
2 : to turn into verse

Origin and Etymology of versify

Middle English versifien, borrowed from Anglo-French versifier, borrowed from Latin versificāre, from versus 1verse + ificāre -ify


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