versify

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verb ver·si·fy \-ˌfī\

Definition of versify

versified

versifying

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to compose verses

  3. transitive verb
  4. 1 :  to relate or describe in verse

  5. 2 :  to turn into verse

Origin and Etymology of versify

Middle English versifien, from Anglo-French versifier, from Latin versificare, from versus verse, line


First Known Use: 14th century


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