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cod·i·fy

 (kŏd′ĭ-fī′, kō′də-)
tr.v. cod·i·fied, cod·i·fy·ing, cod·i·fies
1. To organize or arrange systematically, especially in writing: "Arguments for the existence of God have been codified for centuries by theologians" (Richard Dawkins).
2. To establish or express in a conventional form or standard formulation: "The unification of motion and rest ... was proposed by Galileo and codified in Newton's first law of motion" (Lee Smolin).
3. To turn (a common law requirement or practice) into law.

cod′i·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
cod′i·fi′er n.

codify

(ˈkəʊdɪˌfaɪ; ˈkɒ-)
vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
(Communications & Information) (tr) to organize or collect together (laws, rules, procedures, etc) into a system or code
ˈcodiˌfier n
ˌcodiˈfiable adj
ˌcodifiaˈbility n

cod•i•fy

(ˈkɒd əˌfaɪ, ˈkoʊ də-)

v.t. -fied, -fy•ing.
1. to reduce (laws, rules, etc.) to a code.
2. to make a digest or systematic arrangement of.
[1795–1805]
cod`i•fi`a•bil′i•ty (-əˈbɪl ɪ ti) n.
cod′i•fi`er, n.

codify


Past participle: codified
Gerund: codifying

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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
I will be codifying
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
I would codify
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.codify - organize into a code or system, such as a body of law; "Hammurabi codified the laws"
systematise, systematize, systemise, systemize - arrange according to a system or reduce to a system; "systematize our scientific knowledge"

codify

verb systematize, catalogue, classify, summarize, tabulate, collect, organize The latest draft of the agreement codifies the panel's decision.
Translations

codify

[ˈkəʊdɪfaɪ] VTcodificar

codify

[ˈkəʊdɪfaɪ] vt [+ rules, laws] → codifier

codify

vt lawskodifizieren

codify

[ˈkəʊdɪfaɪ] vtcodificare (leggi)
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