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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 ?
Since the Paris days Hayward had immersed himself in the modern French versifiers, and, such a plethora of poets is there in France, he had several new geniuses to tell Philip about.
And yet his work stands out from the ruck of the contemporary versifiers as a balas ruby among carrots.
This procedure ceased to be important everywhere long before the literary period, but it led to the frequent composition by humble versifiers of more deliberate poems which were still 'popular' because they circulated by word of mouth, only, from generation to generation, among the common people, and formed one of the best expressions of their feeling.
At this stage of the affair the poor girl respectfully intimated that she was secretly engaged to that popular character whom the novelists and versifiers call Another, and that such a marriage would make Dust of her heart and Dust of her life--in short, would set her up, on a very extensive scale, in her father's business.
Leading versifiers in ages past to ponder the irregularities of grammar and usage, as in 'if one is a mouse and two are mice, why can't a house in plural be hice?
Rivera was excited by this kind of theater, but instead of two versifiers who were singing, chanting and telling a story, he added in his subsequent plays more characters, a chorus of men and women.
And could it be that day in and day out, these wordsmiths, these versifiers, are whispering to us pearls of wisdom and phrases that contain meaning and wisdom and humor?
If no jest is meant, the sickly versifiers whom Miss Mansfield once satirised in The New Age are avenged.
Instead convince young African-American organizers and versifiers to write and talk about non-political ideas, silly social issues, personal petty bellyaches, and redirect their energy towards individual consumerism run amok.
The speaker's play with duality continues with her reference to the "academic versifier"--since, lofty as the term sounds, versifiers do not just write poetry, they write inferior poetry.
39) Moreover, there might be additional parallels to be made here with the critical shenanigans of the established free versifiers, namely their "tendency .
These moral imperatives, fundamental characteristics of the devout churchman, existed in ironic tension with the human foibles that delighted the versifiers.