verbify

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verbify

(ˈvɜːbɪˌfaɪ)
vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
(Linguistics) another word for verbalize2, verbalize3
ˌverbifiˈcation n

verbify


Past participle: verbified
Gerund: verbifying

Imperative
verbify
verbify
Present
I verbify
you verbify
he/she/it verbifies
we verbify
you verbify
they verbify
Preterite
I verbified
you verbified
he/she/it verbified
we verbified
you verbified
they verbified
Present Continuous
I am verbifying
you are verbifying
he/she/it is verbifying
we are verbifying
you are verbifying
they are verbifying
Present Perfect
I have verbified
you have verbified
he/she/it has verbified
we have verbified
you have verbified
they have verbified
Past Continuous
I was verbifying
you were verbifying
he/she/it was verbifying
we were verbifying
you were verbifying
they were verbifying
Past Perfect
I had verbified
you had verbified
he/she/it had verbified
we had verbified
you had verbified
they had verbified
Future
I will verbify
you will verbify
he/she/it will verbify
we will verbify
you will verbify
they will verbify
Future Perfect
I will have verbified
you will have verbified
he/she/it will have verbified
we will have verbified
you will have verbified
they will have verbified
Future Continuous
I will be verbifying
you will be verbifying
he/she/it will be verbifying
we will be verbifying
you will be verbifying
they will be verbifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been verbifying
you have been verbifying
he/she/it has been verbifying
we have been verbifying
you have been verbifying
they have been verbifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been verbifying
you will have been verbifying
he/she/it will have been verbifying
we will have been verbifying
you will have been verbifying
they will have been verbifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been verbifying
you had been verbifying
he/she/it had been verbifying
we had been verbifying
you had been verbifying
they had been verbifying
Conditional
I would verbify
you would verbify
he/she/it would verbify
we would verbify
you would verbify
they would verbify
Past Conditional
I would have verbified
you would have verbified
he/she/it would have verbified
we would have verbified
you would have verbified
they would have verbified
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.verbify - make into a verb; "'mouse' has been verbified by computer users"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
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It was just before Christmas, the office quiet except for the murmur of small groups "concepting"--that's the non-word verb form of the word concept, and it means to brainstorm; it was better than the other synonym for brainstorm in high usage: "ideate," a verbification that made me feel even more like a traitor to the English language.
To form "defend," the "defendant"--a noun--must have its subject status removed through a verbification of "defendant" into "defend." In order for Philip's desired defence of the dead to occur, "defendant" must undergo this linguistic violence.
It got verbed." Some verbifications are idiosyncratic, creating hapax legomena: CRADLESNATCH, POTSMOKE, MOUSEBURGER.