Versify meaning

vûrsə-fī
To treat or tell in verse.

Versify stories from the Bible.

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To change from prose into metrical form.
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To write verses.
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To compose verses.
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To tell about, treat of, or describe in verse.
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To put into verse form.
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(intransitive) To make or compose verses.
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(intransitive) To tell in verse; deal with in verse form.
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(intransitive) To turn (prose) into poetry; rewrite in verse form.
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Origin of versify

  • 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

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

    From Wiktionary