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ver·si·fy

 (vûr′sə-fī′)
v. ver·si·fied, ver·si·fy·ing, ver·si·fies
v.tr.
1. To change from prose into metrical form.
2. To treat or tell in verse: versify stories from the Bible.
v.intr.
To write verses.

[Middle English versifien, from Old French versifier, from Latin versificāre : versus, verse; see verse1 + -ficāre, -fy.]

ver′si·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
ver′si·fi′er n.

versify

(ˈvɜːsɪˌfaɪ)
vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
1. (Poetry) (tr) to render (something) into metrical form or verse
2. (Poetry) (intr) to write in verse
[C14: from Old French versifier, from Latin versificāre, from versus verse + facere to make]
ˈversiˌfier n

ver•si•fy

(ˈvɜr səˌfaɪ)

v. -fied, -fy•ing. v.t.
1. to put into verse.
v.i.
2. to compose verses.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Old French versifier < Latin versificāre. See verse, -i-, -fy]
ver′si•fi`er, n.

versify


Past participle: versified
Gerund: versifying

Imperative
versify
versify
Present
I versify
you versify
he/she/it versifies
we versify
you versify
they versify
Preterite
I versified
you versified
he/she/it versified
we versified
you versified
they versified
Present Continuous
I am versifying
you are versifying
he/she/it is versifying
we are versifying
you are versifying
they are versifying
Present Perfect
I have versified
you have versified
he/she/it has versified
we have versified
you have versified
they have versified
Past Continuous
I was versifying
you were versifying
he/she/it was versifying
we were versifying
you were versifying
they were versifying
Past Perfect
I had versified
you had versified
he/she/it had versified
we had versified
you had versified
they had versified
Future
I will versify
you will versify
he/she/it will versify
we will versify
you will versify
they will versify
Future Perfect
I will have versified
you will have versified
he/she/it will have versified
we will have versified
you will have versified
they will have versified
Future Continuous
I will be versifying
you will be versifying
he/she/it will be versifying
we will be versifying
you will be versifying
they will be versifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been versifying
you have been versifying
he/she/it has been versifying
we have been versifying
you have been versifying
they have been versifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been versifying
you will have been versifying
he/she/it will have been versifying
we will have been versifying
you will have been versifying
they will have been versifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been versifying
you had been versifying
he/she/it had been versifying
we had been versifying
you had been versifying
they had been versifying
Conditional
I would versify
you would versify
he/she/it would versify
we would versify
you would versify
they would versify
Past Conditional
I would have versified
you would have versified
he/she/it would have versified
we would have versified
you would have versified
they would have versified
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.versify - compose verses or put into verse; "He versified the ancient saga"
poesy, poetry, verse - literature in metrical form
indite, pen, write, compose - produce a literary work; "She composed a poem"; "He wrote four novels"
metrify - compose in poetic meter; "The bard metrified his poems very precisely"
spondaise, spondaize - make spondaic; "spondaize verses"
elegise, elegize - compose an elegy
sonnet - compose a sonnet
Translations

versify

[ˈvɜːsɪfaɪ]
A. VTversificar

versify

vtin Versform bringen
viVerse schmieden (pej), → dichten
References in classic literature ?
First, it is likely that before the rise of the Ionian epos there existed in Boeotia a purely popular and indigenous poetry of a crude form: it comprised, we may suppose, versified proverbs and precepts relating to life in general, agricultural maxims, weather-lore, and the like.
Socrates is mentioned by Plato 8 as having employed his time while in prison, awaiting the return of the sacred ship from Delphos which was to be the signal of his death, in turning some of these fables into verse, but he thus versified only such as he remembered.
Abdul Aziz Sahir compiled and annotated veteran poet and scholar Abdul Aziz Khalid's letters and Arshad Mahmood Nashad came out with Ashlok, a versified Urdu translation of Baba Fareed's poetry.
Such a decision privileges, they explain, the coherent expression of the content over the risk of contorting Gambara's equally complex ideas and syntax into versified English.
The initial part of the journal has versified translation of the Holy Quran into Hindko language by late Abdul Ghafoor Malik of Hazara.
He was gifted a copy of the versified Hindko translation of the Holy Quran, rendered by late Abdul Ghafoor Malik of Hazara, and other books published by the academy.
Francklin is versified and rather free and omits reference to the actual blinding.
Dance tunes, ballads, lyric songs, hymns, laments, versified taunts, political anthems, and street cries.
Ahmad Jan Abakhel a poet has beautifully versified the definition of 'poetry' in a poem titled 'shair sa dai' (what is poetry?
His very first published work was a collection of poems called Mappings , and his very first novel a few years after that came in the versified form of The Golden Gate .
Thus the MS is clearly of Mangkunagaran origin, its content evidently originated from Mangkunagara I himself (although perhaps versified into its final form by professional scribes), and it was written during his lifetime.