Versify Definition

versified, versifies, versifying
versified, versifies, versifying
To tell about, treat of, or describe in verse.
Webster's New World
To put into verse form.
Webster's New World
To compose verses.
Webster's New World

Origin of Versify

  • Old French versifier, learned borrowing from Latin versificāre, present active infinitive of versificō (“versify"), from versus (see verse) + faciō (“make").

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English versifien from Old French versifier from Latin versificāre versus verse verse1 -ficāre -fy

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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