Codify meaning

kŏdĭ-fī, kōdə-
To turn (a common law requirement or practice) into law.
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To arrange (laws, rules, etc.) systematically.
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The definition of codify means to arrange or put in order.

Organizing recipes by alphabetical order is an example of to codify.

Putting photos in chronological order is an example of to codify.

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To arrange, compile, organize, and systematize into a code the statutes, or the entire body of law (including case law) of a country or state or the statutes or the body of law concerning a particular area of the law.
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To organize or arrange systematically, especially in writing.
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To enact a statute that restates the body of a particular area of law including applicable common law principles and the judicial interpretation of previous or existing statutes. See also statute.
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To reduce to a code, to arrange into a code.

The company president codified the goal as a one-line mission statement.

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To establish or express in a conventional form or standard formulation.
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To collect and arrange in a systematic form.
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